‘Last Night In Rozzie’, Taryn Manning as ‘Karen’ movie release dates, more – Briefs – Deadline
Gravitas Ventures acquired the North American rights to Last night in Rozzie, a drama set in Boston starring Neil Brown Jr, Nicky Whelan, Jeremy Sisto and Kevin Chapman. Sean Gannet made the photo, which will now have a date and date release from September 17th.
Written by Ryan McDonough, the plot centers on New York lawyer Ronnie Russo (Brown) who becomes entangled in a complicated web of conflicting loyalties when summoned to his hometown of Boston by a childhood friend. dying (Sisto). Sent on a mission to make his friend’s last wish come true – a reunion with his estranged son – Russo is forced to confront his past and a secret childhood trauma he has kept hidden for over 25 years.
Joseph Stephans, McDonough, Gannet, Kris Meyer and Andrew Cahill are producers, and Tim O’Keeffe and Jennifer and Gregory Ezring are executive producers. The deal was negotiated by Gravitas director of sales and acquisitions, David Sullivan, and Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films.
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“Gannet and McDonough’s award-winning film is a highly empathetic and redemptive journey that uses its complex characters to explore issues of loyalty, forgiveness, and more. While being grounded in a real sense of belonging that makes you feel like you’re ready to don a Red Sox hat, ”Sullivan said. “We can’t wait to bring this to the world. “
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Quiver Distribution has acquired the North American home rights from Karen, a timely drama starring Taryn Manning, Cory Hardrict, Jasmine Burke, Roger Dorman and Gregory Alan Williams. Coke Daniels wrote and directed the photo, which Quiver hits theaters and On Demand on September 3.
The story follows Karen Drexler (Manning), a racist who makes it her personal mission to displace the new black family – community activist Malik (Hardrict) and his wife Imani (Burke) – who have just moved to the suburb of ‘Atlanta. They won’t back down without a fight in a story inspired by Karen memes exposing random acts of racist behavior by white women.
“Karen is by far my most deeply personal work to date. I hope he will continue the dialogue for change, when it comes to the mistreatment of blacks, aboriginals and people of color around the world, ”Daniels said.
Mary Aloe, Craig Chapman, Sevier Crespo, Gillian Hormel, Autumn Bailey-Ford, Manning and Hardrict produce. Vanzil Burke, Victor Burke and Anik Decoste are executive producers. Daniels’ Flixville USA and Aloe’s Aloe Entertainment have also produced in association with Hormel’s Ludascripts, Peanut Gallery Group, Bondit Media Capital, BET and Burke Management. The acquisition was negotiated by Larry Greenberg and Judah Klatzker for Quiver with Aloe and Chapman.
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Independent Distributor Good Deed Entertainment (Loving Vincent) threw Good Deed Music Group, a music distribution arm that will be based in Cleveland. Good Deed Entertainment’s Head of Emerging Platforms, Erik Donley, will be the label’s CEO and Creative Director, while Kristen Wallis will join GDMG as COO and Head of A&R.
GDMG will provide artists with branding and marketing services as well as distribution management around the world. The offers will be non-exclusive. The label will be launched with clients already signed, including singer-songwriter Victor Perry and Love, Alexa. The label will also release the soundtracks of recent Good Deed photos. Summer time and My beautiful my beauty, with more than expected.
Wallis previously worked at Jack MGMT, where she headed up emerging talent and worked with artists such as Timmy Trumpet, Dimatik, Phi11a and Stafford Brothers.
Freestyle Digital Media Acquires North American VOD Rights to Andrew Mossop’s Feature Documentary Blob Blob Fish, which follows four patients who struggle to make meaningful and immediate lifestyle changes as they face the most difficult circumstances if they don’t. The document on the topic of health and obesity will be available on digital platforms on August 31.
Shot over seven months, Blob Blob Fish tells the story of James Allen, Jack DiCampli, Sinead Ferguson, Keith Allen and Melissa Allen who failed to maintain a healthy lifestyle using traditional medicine. Two South Florida family physicians guide them as they transform their mental and physical well-being.
The doctors, Dr Vincent Apicella and Dr Mariaclara Bago, are also executive producers.
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Gravitas Ventures also acquired the North American digital rights of Panayioti Yannitsos The Knights of Florian, a feature-length documentary that will hit theaters on September 10 via Crowbar Pictures, scheduled for the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. More than 15 theatrical markets are slated for the photo, which Gravitas will release digitally in November.
Documentary chronicles firefighters in the United States and Canada forming a controversial biker club to deal with the crippling effects of PTSD and speaking the truth against the stigma of first responder mental health and biker culture outlaw.
“For more than a century, firefighters in North America have grappled with the harsh reality of post-traumatic stress disorder. In the pursuit of making this film, we have been faced with a code of silence that has been ingrained in the fire service for generations. I knew that this moratorium on mental health was costing men and women their lives, whether through drug addiction, depression or suicide, and I felt responsible for bringing to light this very human struggle and make it known to the public, ”said Yannitsos.
Shawn Galvao is executive producer. Yannitsos negotiated the rights deal with Megan Huggins of Gravitas.
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