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‘White Girl’ Exclusive Poster: Elizabeth Wood’s Sundance Shocker Gets Some Steamy Marketing | IndieWire

Elizabeth Wood’s feature directorial debut “White Girl” dropped more than a few jaws when it premiered earlier this year at Sundance, where its unflinching look at female sexuality, life in the big city and raw human desire shocked audiences. The bold film follows Morgan Saylor as Leah, a college kid who unexpectedly falls for Blue, played by […]

Wiener-Dog Listed as One of 12 Must-See Films at BAMCinemaFest 2016 | IndieWire

Todd Solondz’s first directorial effort since 2011’s “Dark Horse” is literally about an animal this time. “Wiener-Dog” follows a dachshund that goes from one strange owner to the next, serving as a central character in four stories that bring out the pointlessness of human existence. The offbeat comedy’s stellar cast includes Greta Gerwig, Danny DeVito, […]

SXSW Documentary Winner ‘Tower’, About 1966 University Of Texas Mass Shooting, Sells To Kino Lobber | Deadline

Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Keith Maitland’s animated documentary Tower, which details the story of the lone gunman who climbed a clock tower at the University of Texas in 1966, shooting 49 people and killing 17 in what has come to be known as America’s first mass school shooting. The docu, which mixes archival footage […]

Wiener-Dog in Theaters on June 24th

Presented by IFC Films: Welcome to the doghouse: the latest hilariously biting comedy from Todd Solondz is a twisted Lassie for misanthropes. It follows the wayward adventures of a dachshund who passes from oddball owner to oddball owner—including the world’s worst mom, a beleaguered screenwriter, and the grownup incarnation of Welcome to the Dollhouse’s Dawn […]

Will Ferrell, Catherine Keener & Michael Cera To Board ‘Captain Dad’ – Cannes | Deadline | 05/11/2016

 Will Ferrell is set to star in Captain Dad alongside Catherine Keener and Michael Cera. The dark twist on the family vacation comedy will be written and directed by Golden Globe-nominated Sebastian Silva (The Maid) and produced by Anne Carey and Archer Gray with Christine Vachon and Killer Films exec producing. Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales here at Cannes. UTA Independent […]

FilmRise Buys U.S. Rights to Morgan Saylor’s ‘White Girl’ | Variety | 4/11/2016

FilmRise has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “White Girl,” starring Morgan Saylor (“Homeland”) in Elizabeth Wood’s semi-autobiographical story of youthful abandon. The drama, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, presents a portrait of drug and sex-fueled youth in New York City, while confronting issues of racial privilege and gender inequality. “White Girl” is […]

Michelle Williams to Star With Julianne Moore in Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’ | Variety | 4/8/2016

Michelle Williams is in negotiations to co-star with Julianne Moore in Todd Haynes’ next film, “Wonderstruck.” Amazon Studios will finance, produce and distribute the movie. Based on Brian Selznick’s critically acclaimed novel, Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has […]

Killer Content Developing TV Adaptation of Child Refugee Documentary ‘The Displaced’ | Variety | 2/2/2016

  Cynthia Littleton, VARIETY, Managing Editor: Television | February 2, 2016 Killer Content is developing a TV series inspired by the New York Times’ feature “The Displaced,” which tells the stories of three children whose lives have been devastated by war in South Sudan, Syria and the Ukraine. Killer Content, the parent company of Killer […]

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