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Ted Kennedy Scandal Film ‘Chappaquiddick’ Lands $20M Commitment From Byron Allen At Toronto

EXCLUSIVE: Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has closed a huge North American rights deal for Chappaquiddick, the John Curran-directed drama about the night Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge, ending the life of Mary Jo Kopechne and his chance at the White House. Allen has been all over this film: sources said he made a blind offer in the weeks approaching the festival and the deal comes after Allen and his team screened the film.
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