In Fox Searchlight’s A Bigger Splash, Tilda Swinton stars as rock legend Marianne Lane, recuperating from throat surgery on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts). Who should show up but ex-flame...Show More Summary
Film4 is enjoying the moment. The film division of the UK’s Channel 4 on Tuesday announced a record increase in its funding to £25 million ($36 million) for 2016 as well as a deal with Fox Searchlight to co-finance Martin McDonagh’s new film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from winning the Goya Award this weekend for his film El Clan, Argentinian filmmaker Pablo Trapero has been set to direct The Man In The Rockefeller Suit for Fox Searchlight Pictures. David Barr Katz has adapted the book by Mark Seal. Show More Summary
Jake Gyllenhaal bonds with a stranger and her son while trying to mourn his wife in the second trailer for Fox Searchlight's 'Demolition'.
Demolition, directed by Dallas Buyers Club and Wild's Jean-Marc Vallée, was supposed to be the movie that got Jake Gyllenhaal over the Oscar hump — until Fox Searchlight decided to release it in April instead of this fall. But the film was still the opening-night selection at last year's Toronto... More »
"What are we doing, again?" "We're taking apart my marriage." Fox Searchlight has debuted a new trailer for Jean-Marc Vallée's Demolition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a depressed man struggling to put his life together after his wife dies in a car accident. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Vulture. Not long after the second prolonged standing ovation for Nate Parker’s seven-year Sundance passion project, The Birth of a Nation, which just sold to Fox Searchlight for a record $17.5 million, Gabrielle Union sat in the far back corner of the packed premiere party, graciously receiving well-wishers. Show More Summary
"The Birth of a Nation," a drama about a 19th century slave revolt in Virginia, swept top prizes at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. The movie, acquired earlier this week by Fox Searchlight for a record-shattering $17.5 million, won the grand jury prize and the audience award at the prestigious festival held in Park City, Utah. Show More Summary
'Brooklyn' image courtesy of Fox Searchlight This will be the weekend box office news for older movies, except for Star Wars. Last weekend's releases had small openings but had really small second weekend drops, which implies that maybe last weekend's big snow storm did play a role after all in downsizing the [...]
After an emotional and acclaimed debut screening on January 25 and a record breaking $17.5 million pick-up by Fox Searchlight the very next morning, The Birth of a Nation sealed its Sundance Film Festival tonight with yet another big win. Show More Summary
The biggest news out of the Sundance Film Festival may have been the purchase by Fox Searchlight of "The Birth of a Nation," a film about the Nat Turner slave rebellion and the first from the indie festival to ever reach a lofty $17.5 million deal. But there's another fresh deal at Sundance that involves a notable first: […]
Black excellence, opulence, decadence… Fox Searchlight Buys “The Birth Of A Nation” For $17.5 Million Actor Nate Parker is making history with his forthcoming Nat Turner biopic. Parker’s directorial debut “The Birth Of A Nation” not only received a
Park City may be icy cold, but the film acquisitions are piping hot at this year Sundance Film Festival. Fox Searchlight secured world rights to “The Birth of a Nation” in a record-breaking deal totaling $17.5 million. Actor-writer Nate...Show More Summary
The Birth of a Nation, Nate Parker’s Sundance darling period piece about the deadliest slave insurrection in American history, was purchased by Fox Searchlight on early Tuesday morning for $17.5 million. It was the largest deal in Sundance...Show More Summary
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Fox Searchlight Pictures won a bidding war at the Sundance Film Festival for "The Birth of a Nation," paying a record-setting $17.5 million for the film's worldwide distribution rights. The studio announced the...Show More Summary
If accepted, the offer for “The Birth of a Nation,” about Nat Turner, would be one of the highest prices ever paid for a film making its debut at the film festival.
A few days ago, when we reported on Amazon picking up Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By The Sea for $10 million, we referred to the film as a “Sundance darling” thanks to the huge wave of positive buzz it was building at the festival....Show More Summary
The Sundance standout hails from Nate Parker, who served as writer, director, producer and star The post Fox Searchlight Acquires The Birth of a Nation appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Some huge news came out of the Sundance Film Festival today when Fox Searchlight bought the world rights to the overwhelming festival hit The Birth of a Nation for $17.5 million. This is the largest acquisition deal ever made...
When the lights went up after a Sundance screening of Nate Parker's film The Birth of a Nation, the bidding war began, leading to the steepest price ever paid for a film at the festival - $17.5 million to Fox Searchlight.