Blue Finch Barbarians Sales
Blue Finch Films, a UK-based sales and distribution organization, has signed some key territorial deals with Barbarians, a debut directed by British filmmaker Charles Dorfman, who also wrote the screenplay. The film has been sold to the Middle East (Front Row), Scandinavia (Nonstop Entertainment) and will join Sky Cinema’s original film line-up on April 3 in the UK and Ireland. The film was previously sold in the US with IFC Midnight, which will be released on April 1 in theaters and on demand. Barbarian stars Evan Reon (Game of Thrones), Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey), Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Ful of Grace), Connor Swindles (Sex Education) and Ines Spiridonov (Section Zero). These two couples celebrate birthdays at an intimate dinner party. As the night wore on, secrets began to unfold and an unexpected knock on the door sent the evening of celebration into a dark night of terror. Dorfman also produced the film, his other production credits include Ramin Bahrani’s Second Chance (Sundance 2022) and Maggie Gillenhall’s Oscar-nominated The Lost Daughter.
The original talent adds the client trio
Tal Troy’s Key Talent Management has added three new clients. The company has signed Julie Warner, best known for her role in family law as Danny and Megan in Nip / Tuck, Koe Stewart, to her credit, Bella and the Bulldogs, and We Are Their Yates, and Agent of Shield, and Claire McNaill, Was at the search party. All of them will be represented by Mikela Mahoney.
The BBC will celebrate Rolling Stone
The BBC will celebrate a season of The Rolling Stones show that includes access to four film band members and newly filmed interviews. Mercury Studio features archive performances and interviews, as well as Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood. The story of Charlie Watts, who died in August 2021, will be told with respect by his fellow band members and his music peers. “What could be a better year for the BBC to honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the BBC’s centenary, one of the most notable rock groups in the world,” said Lorna Clark, BBC Pop Controller. Films aired on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer this summer have been directed by Oliver Murray (Cool one) And Claire Taverner (Keith Richards: A culture show special) Mercury Studio will distribute internationally. The announcement comes in the wake of critical acclaim by Disney + Go back Beatles Dock, created by Peter Jackson.
Nigeria to remake US gameshow ‘Pyramid’
Nigeria’s Macedos International and Sony Pictures Television will remake the popular US gameshow format The pyramid On African soil. The show aired on CBS about 50 years ago and involves two contestants trying to guess a few words or phrases based on descriptions given by celebrities to their peers. In the Nigerian version, competitors will be able to win 10M Naira (24,000) per week. Martin Gabados, CEO of McDoss International, called the format “one of the best game shows of all time.”