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Indie distributors talk navigating ‘Wild West’ VoD market

November 4, 2021

Independent distributors looking for opportunities in the video-on-demand (VoD) marketplace are often operating in a “Wild West” environment where platforms have the upper hand, according to speakers...

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AFM First Look: Bruce Willis in Action Thriller Sequel ‘Fortress 2’

November 4, 2021

The film is the second in the Fortress franchise and also stars Chad Michael Murray and Jesse Metcalfe.

Bruce Willis is all tied up in this exclusive first-look photo from upcoming action thrille...

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AFM First Look: Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo in romantic drama ‘One True Loves’

November 2, 2021

Screen can reveal an exclusive first look at Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings star Simu Liu and Phillipa Soo in Andy Fickman’s romance One True Loves, which Highland Film Group is selling...

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Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo, Luke Bracey Bring the Romance to Helmer Fickman’s AFM Pic ‘One True Loves’

November 2, 2021

Getting romantic dramas made in today’s cinematic landscape is becoming more and more challenging, yet veteran director Andy Fickman (“She’s the Man,” “The Game Plan,” “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,”), who...

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Simu Liu on His Romantic Leading Man Role in ‘One True Loves’ and “Reclaiming the Narrative”

November 1, 2021

As Marvel’s newest superhero, Simu Liu flexed a lot of skills (and muscle) in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: martial arts, comedy and, as a traumatized son reuniting with his estranged fat...

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Kevin Dillon And Sam Asghari To Co-Star With Mel Gibson In Action Thriller ‘Hot Seat’

October 27, 2021

Kevin Dillon and Sam Asghari have boarded the action thriller Hot Seat. Deadline previously reported that Mel Gibson would star in the film. The Lionsgate company Grindstone Entertainment will handle...

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Josh Lucas to Star in Shark Survival Thriller ‘The Black Demon’ for ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ Director Adrian Grunberg

October 27, 2021

Josh Lucas will battle a giant shark in “The Black Demon,” a survival thriller from “Rambo: Last Blood” director Adrian Grunberg. The film was written by Boise Esquerra (“Blackwater”) and is set to st...

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‘Black Friday’ Trailer: Bruce Campbell and Devon Sawa Help Spread the Christmas Fear!

October 25, 2021

George A. Romero took on American consumerism with his masterpiece Dawn of the Dead and now filmmaker Casey Tebo looks to put a modern spin on it with Black Friday, which kicks off the holiday season...

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Lauren Tom, Michael O’Keefe, Tom Everett Scott & More Join Simu Liu In Romance ‘One True Loves’

October 25, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Tom (The Joy Luck Club), Oscar nominee Michael O’Keefe (The Great Santini), Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do!), Cooper van Grootel (Peacock’s One of Us is Lying), Oona Yaffe (Fox...

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Thomas Jane vampire comedy horror ‘Slayers’ lands sales agent, US distributor

October 21, 2021

Highland Film Group has picked up worldwide sales and will launch talks with international buyers at the virtual AFM on Thomas Jane vampire comedy horror 'Slayers' which The Avenue has acquired for US...

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Mel Gibson To Star In Action Thriller ‘Hot Seat’

October 15, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Mel Gibson is back in hero mode for Hot Seat, a thriller he’ll star in with production to begin November 1 in New Mexico. The Lionsgate company Grindstone Entertainment will handle North...

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Jensen Ackles Joins Alec Baldwin In Western ‘Rust’

October 12, 2021

Jensen Ackles is set to join the ensemble cast of Rust, the feature Western that stars Alec Baldwin and is written and directed by Joel Souza. Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon, and Frances Fisher are also on...

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Michaela Conlin Joins Adaptation of ‘One True Loves’

October 1, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Michaela Conlin has joined the ensemble cast of the adaptation of One True Loves. The film stars Phillipa Soo, Simu Liu and Luke Bracey with Andy Fickman on board to direct. Taylor Jenkins...

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‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu’s ‘One True Loves’ Sells Wide for Highland Film Group

September 20, 2021

Highland Film Group has pre-sold distribution rights to key international territories on romance “One True Loves,” starring Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”). The film adaption of...

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‘Rust’: Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon And Frances Fisher To Ride With Alec Baldwin In His Western

September 14, 2021

Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon and Frances Fisher have been added to the cast of Rust, the feature Western that stars Alec Baldwin and is written and directed by Joel Souza (Crown Vic). The pic, originally...

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Toronto: First Look at Avan Jogia’s Directorial Debut ‘Door Mouse’

September 12, 2021

Hayley Law (Riverdale, Altered Carbon) is showing off her artistic skills in the first look photo of actor-turned-filmmaker Avan Jogia’s neo-noir thriller. Law leads the cast as Mouse, a woman stuck i...

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Toronto: First Look at Bruce Willis in Action Thriller ‘Fortress’

September 10, 2021

Bruce Willis is on the lookout in the first look photo for Fortress, an action thriller set in a top-secret resort for retired U.S. intelligence officers. The story take place when a group of criminal...

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From a Moment to a Movement: How Film Finance is Changing the Industry for Women and Non-binary Filmmakers

September 9, 2021

This past year, historic steps were taken to address the last 100 years of inequality against women and non-binary filmmakers. However, much work is left to be done. At Breaking Through the Lens , we...

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Highland boards romance ‘One True Loves’ starring Phillipa Soo, Simu Liu, Luke Bracey

August 30, 2021

Highland Film Group has come on board to co-finance and has acquired worldwide rights to romance One True Loves starring Phillipa Soo from Hamilton, Simu Liu from this week’s Marvel Studios release Sh...

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Highland Film Group’s CEO Arianne Fraser speaks at this year’s Winston Baker’s State of the Industry panel

August 26, 2021

The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for strategic thinkers and creative minds. On September 9th, 2021 join us virtually for engaging Panel Discussions and Fireside Chats. Wh...

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‘The System’: The Avenue Acquires Thriller Starring Tyrese Gibson, Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven & Lil Yachty

August 26, 2021

‘The System’: The Avenue Acquires Thriller Starring Tyrese Gibson, Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven & Lil Yachty

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Tara Nicole Whitaker Will Direct Animated Feature ‘Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk’

August 17, 2021

Tara Nicole Whitaker will make her feature directorial debut with “Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk,” an upcoming musically-driven animated film which she will co-direct alongside John D. Eraklis. The film’s ca...

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ILY Films Takes U.K. Rights to Alec Baldwin Disaster Movie ‘Supercell’

August 3, 2021

Brit specialist distributor ILY Films has picked up U.K. right to Supercell, a Twister-style action/disaster movie about storm chasers starring Alec Baldwin. The feature, from first-time director Herb...

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First look at Neil Marshall’s Highland sales title ‘The Lair’; production underway in Hungary

July 29, 2021

The Lair follows Sgt. Tom Hook as he is tasked with leading a unit to find Lt. Kate Sinclair after the Royal Air Force fighter pilot was shot down in Afghanistan. Pursued by insurgents, Sinclair has s...

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Why some US sales agents are getting into direct distribution

July 23, 2021

Faced with collapsing windows and an expanding array of digital releasing options, sales agents are moving into US distribution to better serve their filmmaker partners. Unlike mini-majors Lionsgate,...

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First Look: Josh Duhamel in Crime Thriller ‘Bandit’

July 10, 2021

**Josh Duhamel (pictured above), Mel Gibson, Elisha Cuthbert and Nestor Carbonell star in “Bandit,” which Highland Film Group is selling at Cannes. Allan Ungar directs. Kraig Wenman wrote the script b...

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Cannes Q&A: Luke Kleintank

July 6, 2021

Actor Luke Kleintank talks to CMN about his pandemic year and the upcoming film The Good Neighbour which is being repped by Highland Film Group for international.

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Dennis Quaid on Cannes Market Title ‘The Tiger Rising’ and Playing Ronald Reagan

June 30, 2021

Before Netflix docuseries *The* *Tiger King* enthralled homebound audiences early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, actor Dennis Quaid had his own experience with a tiger.

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Cannes: Josh Duhamel on Playing a Career Criminal in ‘Bandit,’ ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Cancellation

June 30, 2021

Josh Duhamel has had a whirlwind first half of 2021.

**At the top of the year, he flew to the Dominican Republic to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in Lionsgate’s *Shotgun Wedding*, replacing Ar...

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Alec Baldwin on Becoming a Storm Chaser and Returning to Indies with ‘Supercell’

June 29, 2021

With his latest project *Supercell*, Alec Baldwin is going up against Mother Nature.

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First look: Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Cannes sales title ‘The Good Neighbor’

June 24, 2021

Screen* can reveal a first-look image of Jonathan Rhys Meyers in *The Good Neighbor*, which Highland Film Group is selling at the Pre-Cannes Screenings this week.

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Highland Film Group Unveils Pre-Cannes Tease of Bruce Willis-Starring ‘Gasoline Alley’

June 23, 2021

International distributors will get a first look at action thriller “Gasoline Alley” at the upcoming Cannes Market. The film, which stars Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson and Devon Sawa, is represented by Hi...

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First look at Alec Baldwin, Skeet Ulrich in Highland Film Group Cannes sales title ‘Supercell’

June 22, 2021

**Highland Film Group has launched talks with buyers at virtual Cannes market on the upcoming disaster movie *Supcercell* starring Alec Baldwin, Skeet Ulrich and Anne Heche, and *Screen* has obtai...

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Nestor Carbonell Joins Josh Duhamel in Action Thriller ‘Bandit’

June 15, 2021

Nestor Carbonell, who plays weatherman Yanko Flores the in buzzy series *The Morning Show*, has joined Mel Gibson and Josh Duhamel in *Bandit*, an action thriller being directed by Allan Ungar.

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Hayley Law And Keith Powers To Topline Avan Jogia’s Debut Feature, ‘Door Mouse’

June 8, 2021

**Hayley Law (*Riverdale, Altered Carbon*) and Keith Powers (*The Tomorrow War, Straight Outta Compton*) are set to star in actor Avan Jogia’s debut feature, Door Mouse, which just wrapped product...

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will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg Added To Voice Cast Of ‘Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk’

June 4, 2021

The John D. Eraklis-directed animated feature Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk is adding more A-listers to its already star-studded voice cast. Grammy Award winner will.i.am (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Oscar, G...

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Highland adds Mickey Rourke supernatural thriller 'Warhunt' to Cannes slate

May 26, 2021

Highland Film Group heads into the virtual Cannes market next month with worldwide sales rights to the completed supernatural thriller Warhunt starring Mickey Rourke. Jackson Rathbone (The Twilight Sa...

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Mel Gibson, Elisha Cuthbert Join Josh Duhamel in 'Bandit'

May 21, 2021

Highland Film Group heads into the virtual Cannes market next month with worldwide sales rights to the completed supernatural thriller Warhunt starring Mickey Rourke. Jackson Rathbone (The Twilight Sa...

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Skeet Ulrich, Anne Heche & More Join Alec Baldwin Natural-Disaster Movie 'Supercell'

May 18, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Skeet Ulrich and Anne Heche have joined Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin in the natural disaster adventure film Supercell. The film, which is already in production in Georgia and Montana, is dire...

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Jesse Metcalfe, Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray Star In Emmett/Furla’s 'The Fortress'; Two Films Of Trilogy Shoot Back To Back

May 3, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Emmett/Furla Films has set The Fortress as a trilogy, with Jesse Metcalfe, Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray and Kelly Greyson starring for director Cullen Bressack. The first installment b...

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Al Pacino and Meadow Williams Star in First Trailer for ‘American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally’

April 27, 2021

In a PEOPLE exclusive look at the first trailer for American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally, the Oscar winner takes on the real story of lawyer James Laughlin who defends Mildred Gillars, an America...

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Pierce Brosnan and Nick Cannon Lead a Band of International Thieves in ‘The Misfits’ Trailer

April 27, 2021

Pierce Brosnan and Nick Cannon are teaming up for a thrilling new adventure.

In a PEOPLE exclusive look at the first trailer for The Misfits, the duo star in an action-packed high-stakes game where...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Luke Kleintank to Star in Thriller ‘The Good Neighbor’

April 21, 2021

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Luke Kleintank will star in “The Good Neighbor,” a remake of German thriller “Unter Nachbarn.”

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Highland Film Group Names Caleb Ward VP Acquisitions; Anita Levian Promoted To Head Business & Legal Affairs

April 1, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group has hired Caleb Ward as VP Acquisitions and promoted Anita Levian to Head of Business and Legal Affairs, from Senior Director of Business Affairs. The moves are effectiv...

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Nicolas Cage’s New Movie Has Been Dominating Netflix All Week

March 31, 2021

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Renny Harlin’s Pierce Brosnan Starrer ‘The Misfits’ Gets U.S. & Int’l Deals, First Look Image

March 9, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group is handling worldwide sales rights to Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2) action-thriller The Misfits and will distribute the movie in the U.S. through its sister distribution ban...

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Highland Film Group’s ‘One Way’ with Kevin Bacon, Travis Fimmel scores international deals

March 9, 2021

Highland Film Group has signed distribution deals for action-thriller One Way in markets including Germany, Australia and Italy.

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Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson, Devon Sawa Team For ‘Gasoline Alley’ Action Thriller – EFM

March 4, 2021

Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson and Devon Sawa are set to star in rollicking action thriller “Gasoline Alley.” Highland Film Group, which is handling international rights, is presenting the project to buyer...

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Berlin: Colson Baker (aka Machine Gun Kelly) on “Being in a State of Pure Panic” on His Upcoming Thriller ‘One Way’

March 4, 2021

Colson’s 11-year-old daughter also makes her acting debut in the film: “To watch her deliver and naturally have this talent … that was a really cool moment.”

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Alec Baldwin To Star In Action Film ‘Supercell’ From Short Porch Pictures – EFM

March 2, 2021

Alec Baldwin has been set to star in Supercell, an action film to be directed by Herbert James Winterstern that will shoot this year on location in Montana and Georgia. The casting comes as the the fi...

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Berlin: Renny Harlin Horror ‘The Refuge’ Gets Greenlight

March 2, 2021

Highland Film Group is shopping the horror-thriller, about a U.S. veteran who comes back from Afghanistan with something much worse than PTSD, to buyers at this year’s European Film Market.

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First look: Robert De Niro and Jack Huston in ‘Wash Me In The River’

March 1, 2021

Screen can reveal a first-look image of Robert De Niro and Jack Huston in action thriller Wash Me In The River, which has wrapped production in Puerto Rico.

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Berlin First-Look Photo: Mel Gibson in Action Thriller ‘Panama’

March 1, 2021

The Highland Film Group pic stars Cole Hauser as a rugged ex-marine sent undercover and is directed by action specialist Mark Neveldine.

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Louise Linton Comedy-Thriller ‘Me You Madness’ Sells To UK & France

February 9, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: New UK distributor ILY Films has acquired Louise Linton comedy-thriller Me You Madness for UK, France and French-speaking Europe.

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Storm Reid Joins Kevin Bacon, Colson Baker And Travis Fimmel In ‘One Way’

February 8, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Euphoria star Storm Reid is set to join Kevin Bacon, Colson Baker and Travis Fimmel the thriller One Way. Also joining the cast are Casie Baker, Drea de Matteo, Meagan Holder, Thomas Franc...

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Happy Holidays from the Highland Family!

December 21, 2020

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Jack Huston Steps Into ‘Wash Me In The River’ Lead

November 13, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Jack Huston has stepped in to play the male lead in Wash Me in the River, joining Robert De Niro and John Malkovich in the Randall Emmett-directed action drama.

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Cautious Optimism Emerges as American Film Market Winds Down Virtual Events

November 13, 2020

The 41st American Film Market was the first AFM to take place online, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the the world of independent film has kept its chin up amid daunting challenges.

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Highland’s Dynamic Duo on Selling Louise Linton, Charlotte Kirk Movies and Creating “Good Old-Fashioned” Entertainment

November 12, 2020

Fresh off of launching their own domestic distribution outfit, Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier’s prolific sales, financing and production company returns to AFM with a full slate of star-driven ge...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers & Connor Paolo Join Aaron Eckhart In Action Thriller ‘Ambush’ – AFM

November 10, 2020

The Aaron Eckhart action thriller Ambush has added Vikings and The Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Connor Paolo from ABC’s Revenge.

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Case Study: Midnight in the Switchgrass – Director Randall Emmett on his experience filming during the pandemic

November 6, 2020

The adage about never forgetting your first time carries extra resonance for Randall Emmett, who shot his feature directing debut – Florida‐set crime thriller Midnight In The Switchgrass starring Emile...

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Louise Linton’s Film ‘Me You Madness’ Lands at STX, Highland

November 5, 2020

The campy comedy-thriller marks the first film directed by the actress, who is the wife of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

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American Film Market Preps for Online Dealmaking But Without Pier Parties

November 5, 2020

The Independent Film and Television Alliance is forging ahead on Nov. 9 with the 41st edition of the American Film Market with a full slate of 500 exhibitors and 200 speakers for conferences, panels,...

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Kevin Bacon Joins Action Thriller ‘One Way’ Opposite Colson Baker & Travis Fimmel – AFM

November 2, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Bacon has come aboard Andrew Baird’s action thriller One Way, joining already announced cast Colson Baker and Travis Fimmel.

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Neil Marshall to Direct ‘The Lair’

November 2, 2020

Marshall also wrote and will produce the action thriller, with Highland Film Group handling worldwide sales, starting at the virtual American Film Market.

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Josh Duhamel to Star in Heist Thriller ‘Bandit’

October 31, 2020

Allan Ungar, who helmed the viral “Uncharted fan” film that starred Nathan Fillion, will direct.

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Highland Film Group boards ‘Panama’ with Cole Hauser, Mel Gibson for AFM

October 23, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group has come aboard to handle worldwide sales on action film Panama starring Cole Hauser (Yellowstone) with Mel Gibson in a supporting role.

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Agencies & Sales Firms Line Up Virtual Market To Coincide With AFM

October 22, 2020

The major U.S. talent agencies and a coalition of more than 30 leading sales agents in the independent film industry will meet remotely beginning on November 9th for an online market timed to coincide...

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China Disaster Film ‘Skyfire’ Bought by Screen Media for North America

October 8, 2020

Screen Media has bought all North American rights to “Skyfire,” China’s first big-budget disaster movie, from Highland Film Group and plans to release the film in theaters and on demand in December.

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American Film Market Says 300 Exhibitors, 1000 Buyers Already Aboard For Online Edition

October 8, 2020

The American Film Market on Tuesday unveiled more details about AFM 2020 Online, its virtual edition that is set to run November 9-13.

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Robert De Niro, Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker, John Malkovich To Star In Randall Emmett-Directed ‘Wash Me In The River’

September 12, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Robert De Niro, Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker and John Malkovich are set to star in Wash Me in the River, a drama that will mark the second directorial outing of Randall Emmett. Emmett,...

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Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker & Travis Fimmel To Star In Action-Thriller ‘One Way’, Highland Launches Sales — Toronto

September 11, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Colson Baker (The Dirt), aka Machine Gun Kelly, and Travis Fimmel (Vikings) are set to star in action-thriller One Way, which will be directed by Andrew Baird (Zone 414) from a script by Be...

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Queen Latifah Talks About Her Family-Friendly Movie ‘The Tiger Rising’

September 10, 2020

“The Tiger Rising,” which is repped by Highland Film Group and based on Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times bestselling children’s book, centers on 10-year-old Rob (Christian Convery), who has just lost h...

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Highland Film Group Launches The Avenue Entertainment Distribution Division, JJ Caruth Set As President Of Domestic Marketing & Distribution

September 9, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group is launching The Avenue Entertainment, a new U.S. theatrical distribution arm with industry veteran JJ Caruth as President of Domestic Marketing & Distribution. The Aven...

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Aaron Eckhart Thriller ‘Ambush’ Acquired By Saban Films; Cody Christian, Dermot Mulroney, Jason Genao Join Cast – Toronto

September 3, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Ambush, the Vietnam War action thriller toplined by Aaron Echkart. Cody Christian, Dermot Mulroney and Jason Genao have also joined the cas...

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Josh Hartnett’s New Film ‘Most Wanted’ Might Be The Surprise of the Year

July 27, 2020

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Josh Hartnett Is Elated Making Indie Movies, Thank You Very Much

July 23, 2020

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‘Yes, God, Yes’ Review: Sin and Sensuality

July 23, 2020

A naïve Catholic teenager explores her sexuality in this gentle indie comedy.

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From ‘Stranger Things’ to a Sex Comedy: Natalia Dyer on ‘Yes, God, Yes’

July 10, 2020

Movie audiences have long been watching coming-of-age sex comedies engineered by and for the male perspective. But the forthcoming Yes, God, Yes—a semiautobiographical film from Karen Maine, cowriter...

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If ‘Tenet’ And ‘Mulan’ Move Again, ‘Wretched’ And ‘Becky’ Will Be This Summer’s Only Hits

July 4, 2020

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Miles Teller to Produce, Star in Survival Movie ‘Not Without Hope’; Russell Wilson, Ciara Exec Producing

June 12, 2020

Based on the book of the same name, the Cannes online market-bound film will recount a 2009 boating tragedy which saw four friends caught up in a violent storm in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Pierce Brosnan to star in Cannes virtual market thriller ‘Youth’ for Highland Film Group

June 11, 2020

Pierce Brosnan will star in the the thriller Youth, which Highland Film Group will introduce to buyers at the Cannes virtual market later this month.

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Bruce Willis Makes New 3-Pic Deal With Emmett/Furla; ‘Killing Field’ To Be Offered At Virtual Cannes

June 10, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Willis has signed to star in three more pictures for Emmett/Furla Films. EFF co-CEOs Randall Emmett and George Furla have made 17 films with Willis, the latest of which is Midnight in...

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Alec Baldwin To Produce & Star In ‘Rust’ Western With ‘Crown Vic’s Joel Souza Directing

May 30, 2020

Emmy Award and Golden Globe awards winner Alec Baldwin has signed on to produce and star in action/western feature Rust. The pic is based on a story by Baldwin and Crown Vic helmer Joel Souza, who wil...

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Vertigo acquires ‘Infamous’, ‘Ghosts Of War’ for UK; sets digital releases

May 28, 2020

Vertigo Releasing has secured UK and Ireland rights to Bella Thorne crime thriller Infamous and action horror Ghosts Of War from Los Angeles-based Highland Film Group.

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Bella Thorne Social Media Crime Thriller ‘Infamous’ Snapped Up By Vertical Entertainment

May 14, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American distribution rights to the Bella Thorne feature Infamous, Deadline has learned. The distributor has set a virtual cinema and VOD rele...

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Film Indies & U.S. Agencies Set Dates For Virtual Market To Run Alongside Cannes Online Marché

April 16, 2020

Led by CAA Media Finance, Endeavor Content, ICM Partners, and UTA, the coalition Deadline first revealed of more than 30 independent film companies are confirmed to convene remotely June 22-28 for a v...

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Saban Films Acquires Crime Thriller ‘Most Wanted’ aka ‘Target Number One’ Starring Josh Hartnett

April 10, 2020

Saban Films has acquired the Daniel Roby-directed Most Wanted starring Josh Hartnett (Lucky Number Slevin, Penny Dreadful), Antoine Olivier Pilon (Mommy) and Jim Gaffigan (Chappaquiddick). The crime-t...

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Highland Film Group boards ‘Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk’ for sales

April 1, 2020

Los Angeles-based Highland Film Group has boarded animated feature Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk for sales as it emerged that Howie Mandel has joined the voice cast. The company plans to launch pre-sales aro...

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Lily Collins-Simon Pegg Thriller ‘Inheritance’ Acquired By Vertical & DirecTV Ahead Of Tribeca Premiere

March 6, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment and DirecTV have acquired North American rights to Inheritance, the thriller starring Lily Collins and Simon Pegg. The news comes ahead of the film’s premiere at next...

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Exclusive First Look: ‘The Tiger Rising’ Starring Queen Latifah

February 23, 2020

Queen Latifah and Madalen Mills star in Ray Giarratana’s “The Tiger Rising.” The drama is based on Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times Bestselling children’s book and produced by Deborah Giarratana and Ry...

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Guy Pearce Battles Humanoid Robots in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Zone 414’ (First Look)

February 21, 2020

Pearce plays a P.I. hired to track down a missing girl on a colony of robots in the film, being sold at Berlin’s European Film Market by Highland Film Group. Guy Pearce takes aim — quite possibly at a...

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Bruce Willis Thriller ‘Open Source’ Sells To Vertical Entertainment

February 20, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has swopped on U.S. rights to Open Source, the upcoming action thriller starring Bruce Willis and Jesse Metcalfe. Pic is being directed by Matt Eskandari, from a scre...

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Megan Fox & Bruce Willis Join Randall Emmett’s Directorial Debut ‘Midnight In The Switchgrass’, Highland To Sell At EFM

February 16, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Megan Fox and Bruce Willis are joining Emile Hirsch in Randall Emmett’s directorial debut Midnight In The Switchgrass, which Highland Film Group will be selling at the upcoming EFM. Set in...

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Guy Pearce & Matilda Lutz Board Andrew Baird’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Zone 414’

January 22, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Golden Globe nominee Guy Pearce and Italian model Matilda Lutz have joined Andrew Baird’s sci-fi movie Zone 414 which is currently shooting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Highland Film Group...

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Season’s Greetings from the Highland Family!

December 21, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! The Highland Family would like to wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year! A charitable donation has been made on behalf of all of you to the...

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Aaron Eckhart To Star In Vietnam Thriller ‘Ambush’

November 19, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Eckhart has found a vehicle to follow the hit WWII drama Midway, this one set in the Vietnam War. He’ll star in the Dark Mark Productions film Ambush. Written and directed by Mark Ear...

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Sam Trammell, Katharine McPhee Foster, ‘Playing With Fire’s Christian Convery Join ‘The Tiger Rising’

November 11, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Trammell, Katharine McPhee Foster and young actor Christian Convery are set to star alongside Queen Latifah, Dennis Quaid and Madalen Mills in The Tiger Rising. Ray Giarratana is direct...

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Skylin3s: Skyline 3 Is Coming, Cast and Plot Details Revealed

November 6, 2019

Vertical Entertainment has acquired Skylin3s, the third installment of the Skyline franchise, for North America, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa rights ahead of AFM. Series co-cre...

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International Insiders in the US: production, finance, sales and packaging

November 4, 2019

Arianne Fraser – CEO; Delphine Perrier – COO, Highland Film Group Thrills and spills from this sales and financing company. Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier’s worldwide sales, production and film f...

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Trace Adkins & Thora Birch Lead Cast Of Tornado Drama ‘13 Minutes’ – AFM

November 1, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Trace Adkins, Thora Birch, Peter Facinelli, Anne Heche, Will Peltz and Paz Vega have been set to lead the cast of 13 Minutes, a tornado-driven drama that will mark the feature directing deb...

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Natalia Dyer-Starring SXSW Pic ‘Yes, God, Yes’ To Hit Theaters Via Vertical Entertainment

September 27, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Yes, God, Yes, the coming-of-age pic that stars Stranger Things‘ Natalia Dyer and had its world premiere earlier this year at SXSW, where...

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Alexandra Daddario goes to war with two metalheads in We Summon the Darkness clip

September 21, 2019

In the 1988-set horror-thriller We Summon the Darkness, three best friends — Alexis, Val, and Beverly — embark on a road trip to a heavy metal music festival where they bond with three guys in a band...

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Here’s Your First Look at Neil Marshall’s New Witch Hunt Horror Film ‘The Reckoning’

September 14, 2019

In the wake of Hellboy, Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers, The Descent) is next headed to the 1600s for a witch hunt in The Reckoning, and THR shared the first image from the film this week. Highland Film G...

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‘It Chapter Two’ Actor Jaeden Martell Joins Highland Film Group’s ‘Tunnels’ Opposite Susan Sarandon – Toronto

September 8, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Jaeden Martell, who is having a busy weekend between It Chapter Two opening and Knives Out making its world premiere here at TIFF, has just joined the Highland Film Group feature Tunnels op...

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Dennis Quaid, Madalen Mills Join Queen Latifah In ‘The Tiger Rising’ Film Adaptation

August 30, 2019

Dennis Quaid and newcomer Madalen Mills are set to co-star opposite Queen Latifahin The Tiger Rising, a film adaptation to Kate DiCamillo’s 2001 New York Times Bestselling children’s book. The pic wil...

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Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo Lead ‘Panama’ Action Film From Daniel Adams

August 30, 2019

Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman and Frank Grillo are set as leads in the action film, Panama, directed by Daniel Adams, who also co-wrote the screenplay with William R. Barber. The pic, which is inspired...

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‘Vikings’ Star Travis Fimmel To Topline Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Zone 414’

August 29, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Travis Fimmel is set to star in the Andrew Baird-directed sci-fi thriller Zone 414. Written by Bryan Edward Hill, the film marks Baird’s feature film directorial debut. Highland Film Group...

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Joel McHale, Amanda Brugel & Robert Maillet Join Kevin James In ‘Becky’ Thriller

August 27, 2019

Joel McHale, The Handmaid’s Tale actress Amanda Brugel, and Robert Maillet (Sherlock Holmes, Pacific Rim) have been added to the cast of Becky, an action-thriller which is being helmed by Bushwick dir...

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Kevin James Set To Play Bad Guy In Action Thriller ‘Becky’

August 9, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin James, who rose to success via comedies from CBS’ long-running The King of Queens to films like Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Grown Ups, is flipping the script. He has come aboard the acti...

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Neil Marshall Sets Joe Anderson, Steven Waddington, Sean Pertwee To Star With Charlotte Kirk In ‘The Reckoning’

August 5, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Neil Marshall has firmed his next action thriller, The Reckoning. He has set Joe Anderson (The Crazies), Steven Waddington (The Imitation Game) and Sean Pertwee (Gotham) to...

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Alexandra Daddario Joins Evangeline Lilly & Ike Barinholtz In Highland Film Group’s ‘Happy Life’

July 17, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Deadline has learned that San Andreas and True Detective star Alexandra Daddario is set to star in Highland Film Group’s comedy Happy Life opposite Evangeline Lilly and Ike Barinholtz. Pic...

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‘Jiu Jitsu’: Frank Grillo, Rick Yune, Tony Jaa & Others Joins Nicolas Cage Martial Arts Pic

July 6, 2019

The Jiu Jitsu battle just got bigger. Tony Jaa, Frank Grillo, Rick Yune, Marie Avgeropoulos and JuJu Chan have joined the martial arts actioner starring Nicolas Cage and Alain Moussi from writer-direc...

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‘Jiu Jitsu’ producer says film ‘make-or-break’ for Cyprus

July 4, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) – A veteran Hollywood movie producer said Saturday that Cyprus’ aspirations to become an international film destination hinge on whether authorities can deliver on a pledge to pro...

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Cannes First Look: Lily Collins in ‘Inheritance’ (Exclusive)

May 19, 2019

Highland Film Group is handling International sales on the thriller, also starring Simon Pegg. Lily Collins is armed and dangerous in this exclusive first look image from Vaughn Stein’s Inheritance. A...

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Cannes: Susan Sarandon to Play Grandmother of School Shooter in John Krokidas’ ‘Tunnels’

May 16, 2019

The drama, set in the wake of a school shooting, will see the star play the grandmother who raised the shooter. Susan Sarandon has signed on to star in Tunnels, a drama from Kill Your Darlings directo...

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SXSW Comedy ‘Yes, God, Yes’, Starring Natalia Dyer, Timothy Simons & Alisha Boe, Gets International Sales Deal

May 14, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: SXSX Special Jury Award winner Yes, God, Yes, starring Natalia Dyer(Stranger Things), Timothy Simons (Veep) and Alisha Boe (13 Reasons Why), has been picked up for international sales by Hi...

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Cannes: Jake Manley to Star in ‘Southland’ Opposite Bella Thorne

May 11, 2019

Jake Manley will star opposite Bella Thorne in “Southland,” Variety has learned. The film centers on a diner employee named Arielle who dreams of a better life outside of her small Florida town. After...

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Highland Film Group to launch Cannes sales on ‘Persephone’

May 9, 2019

Highland Film Group will launch international sales in Cannes on the sci-fi Persephone to star Mary Louise Parker, Brianna Hildebrand, Emile Hirsch, and Malcolm McDowell. Writer-director Jeffrey Morri...

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Bruce Willis To Star In ‘The Long Night’ For Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films

May 8, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Willis is set to star in Matt Eskandari’s action thriller The Long Night for Emmett/Furla/ Oasis Films. The pic marks the 16th collaboration between Willis and producers Randall Emmet...

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Evangeline Lilly & Ike Barinholtz Set To Star In ‘Happy Life’

May 6, 2019

Evangeline Lilly, who most recently appeared in Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, and The Mindy Project‘s Ike Barinholtz have been tapped to play wife and husband in Happy Life, adrama from former Mi...

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RLJE Films Acquires The Nicolas Cage Action-Thriller ‘A Score To Settle’

April 23, 2019

Following the success of Mandy, Nicolas Cage reunites with RLJE Films. RLJE Films has acquired the action-thriller A Score To Settle. Written by John Newman (“Get Shorty”) and directed by Shawn Ku (Be...

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Star-Studded Musical Film ‘Stuck’, Headlined by Giancarlo Esposito and Ashanti, Opens Nationwide April 19th

April 12, 2019

Eammon Films is proud to announce the nationwide theatrical release of Stuck, a modern musical film starring Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”, “Better Call Saul”), Amy Madigan(Gone Baby Gone, Field...

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Chace Crawford Joins Lily Collins in Thriller ‘Inheritance’

March 26, 2019

Simon Pegg and Connie Nielsen are also in the cast. Chace Crawford, best known for his work on Gossip Girl, has joined the case of Inheritance, an indie thriller currently in production with Vaughn St...

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Nicolas Cage Joins Alain Moussi In Martial Arts Actioner ‘Jiu Jitsu’ From Dimitri Logothetis

March 20, 2019

Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in Jiu Jitsu, a martial arts action indie written and directed by Dimitri Logothetis (Kickboxer: Retaliation, the upcoming Kickboxer: Armageddon) based on the comic...

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Hong Kong’s Filmart To Put A Sharper Focus On TV And Streaming This Year

March 14, 2019

It’s a sign of the shifting sands in the global content industry when the largest film-trading platform in Asia starts talking up its connections to the worlds of TV and streaming. But that is certain...

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William Baldwin Claims the CIA Betrayed Ana Serradilla in ‘Welcome to Acapulco’ Exclusive Clip

March 11, 2019

In honor of the film being released tomorrow, March 12 on VOD and Digital HD by Momentum Pictures, ShockYa is premiering an exclusive clip, which is titled ‘The CIA Betrayed You.’ The clip also featur...

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Simon Pegg Reveals Extreme Transformation For Role In The Thriller ‘Inheritance’

March 5, 2019

Add Simon Pegg to the list of actors who’ve undergone radical transformations for a role. The British comedian surprised fans this weekend when he showed off his extreme weight loss and muscle gain fo...

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A Sneak Peek at The Entertainment Finance Forum Presented by Winston Baker

February 28, 2019

Netflix is not entirely to blame for market woes in the independent sector, a panel of international sales agents said at the Entertainment Finance Forum presented by Winston Baker on Wednesday Februa...

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Bruce Willis Thriller ‘Trauma Center’ Lands EFM Deals Through Highland

February 10, 2019

Buyers have responded strongly at EFM to Trauma Center, the first in the three-film pact between Bruce Willis and MoviePass Films that Highland Film Group has licensed in multiple territories. Studioc...

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Exclusive ‘Welcome to Acapulco’ Trailer Gets Tangled up in a Sun-Soaked Mystery

February 7, 2019

Today, we’re happy to debut an exclusive trailer and poster for Welcome to Acapulco, a new thriller that travels down to the sun-soaked beaches of Acapulco to unfold an action-packed mystery. The film...

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Lily Collins Joins Simon Pegg In Thriller ‘Inheritance’

February 6, 2019

Lily Collins in joining Simon Pegg in the independent thriller “Inheritance.” Vaughn Stein, who recently helmed “Terminal” with Pegg and Margot Robbie, is directing. “Inheritance” explores what happen...

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Bella Thorne To Star in Social Media Heist Thriller ‘Southland’, Highland Launches Sales

February 4, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Assassination Nation and Famous In Love star Bella Thorne is set to star in writer-director Joshua Caldwell’s (Layover) crime feature Southland, about two young lovers who rob their way acr...

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Bruce Willis Signs Three-Picture Deal with MoviePass Films

December 18, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Willis has made a three-picture deal with MoviePass Films. MoviePass Films CEOs and Co-founders Randall Emmett, George Furla, and Ted Farnsworth set the deal. It solidified a long rel...

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‘Medieval’: First Stills Of Ben Foster & Michael Caine in Historical Action-Drama Shooting in Czech Republic

November 27, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Here are some striking first look stills from the production of Medieval, the historical action-drama starring Ben Foster, Michael Caine, Til Schweiger, Sophie Lowe, Matthew Goode and Willi...

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‘Skylines’ Sales Art Teases a Reverse Invasion!

November 5, 2018

We told you over the weekend that the Greg and Colin Strause’s Skyline franchise would be continuing with Skylines, which will bring upon the return of Beyond Skyline’s Lindsey Morgan as Captain Rose...

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Lindsey Morgan Sci-Fi ‘Skylines’ Joins Highland Film Group AFM Slate (Exclusive)

November 3, 2018

Highland Film Group has bolstered its AFM slate with international rights to Skylines, the third entry in the Skyline sci-fi franchise that puts the focus on returning cast member and rising Latina st...

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Producers Seek to Become the Engine That Powers Storytellers, AFM Panel Finds

November 2, 2018

Amid the blur of technological change, producers at the American Film Market are seeking to become an all-encompassing destination for storytellers. That was the prevailing sentiment that emerged Frid...

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Kate Mara, Simon Pegg Tapped for Thriller ‘Inheritance’ (Exclusive)

November 1, 2018

Simon Pegg and Kate Mara will star in the high-stakes thriller Inheritance, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. British filmmaker Vaughn Stein is set to direct, fresh from his recent work with Pegg an...

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Toronto First Look: Tye Sheridan as a Prime Murder Suspect in ‘The Night Clerk’ (Exclusive)

September 7, 2018

The first look at Tye Sheridan in The Night Clerk is here. Sheridan stars as late-shift hotel clerk Bart Bromley, a highly intelligent autistic man who uses surveillance cameras to record guests in an...

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Alexandra Daddario, Keean Johnson to Star in Horror Thriller ‘We Summon the Darkness’ (Exclusive)

September 5, 2018

Alexandra Daddario and Nashville actor Keean Johnson are set to star in We Summon the Darkness, a horror thriller to be directed by Marc Meyers (My Friend Dahmer). Maddie Hasson (Impulse, Novitiate),...

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Helen Hunt, Ana de Armas & John Leguizamo Join ‘The Night Clerk’ Thriller

May 23, 2018

Oscar winner Helen Hunt, Ana de Armas, and John Leguizamo are set to join Tye Sheridan in The Night Clerk, which Sheridan is also producing. Michael Cristofer wrote the screenplay and is directing the...

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Cannes First Look: Josh Hartnett Follows His ‘Gut Instinct’ as a Journalist in Thailand (Exclusive)

May 8, 2018

Josh Hartnett is an investigative journalist on the hunt for the truth amid police corruption in Thailand in crime thriller Gut Instinct, from writer/director Daniel Roby (Versailles). Based on a true...

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Cannes: John Travolta’s ‘Gotti’ to Get Private Screening

May 2, 2018

Gotti, the biopic starring John Travolta as mob boss John V. Gotti, is heading to Cannes, where it will screen May 15, festival organizers confirmed Wednesday. The film will have “its world premiere a...

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Exclusive: First ‘Terminal’ Poster Teases Margot Robbie’s Stylish Neo-Noir

March 27, 2018

If you liked I, Tonya, get ready for Margot Robbie‘s second producorial effort under her LuckyChap banner, the mysterious Neo-Noir Terminal. We got our first teaser trailer for the film last week, and...

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SXSW Film Festival 2018: ‘A Vigilante’

March 11, 2018

Sarah Daggar-Nickson’s brutal A Vigilante, feels like it’s coming along at just the right cultural moment that it could become a talking point for female empowerment. It’s a story of trauma, domestic...

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Highland Boards Mel Gibson & Frank Grillo’s Action Drama ‘Boss Level’

February 17, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group has come on board to handle international rights to Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo action drama Boss Level. The company, which is led by Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier...

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‘Ready Player One’ Star Tye Sheridan To Star In Michael Cristofer’s ‘The Night Clerk’ – Berlin

February 7, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: X-Men and Ready Player One star Tye Sheridan is to front crime drama The Night Clerk, written and directed by Original Sin director and Bonfire of the Vanities screenwriter Michael Cristofe...

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Film Review: ‘Braven’

February 2, 2018

Some of the most impressive first features are those that don’t appear to be first features at all – that, instead, seem like the work of a seasoned pro who commits fully to familiar material, and som...

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Margot Robbie’s Thriller ‘Terminal’ Lands at RLJE Films

January 24, 2018

RLJE Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Vaughn Stein’s noir thriller “Terminal,” starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Myers, Max Irons, and Dexter Fletcher. The deal with Highland Film Group wa...

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Highland Film Group Has A ‘Gut Instinct’ About Josh Hartnett Thriller

November 1, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: As the AFM gears up, Highland Film Group has boarded worldwide rights on Josh Hartnett-starrer Gut Instinct. Directed and written by Daniel Roby (Versailles), the crime thriller also stars...

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AFM: Nicolas Cage to Lead Action Thriller ‘A Score to Settle’

October 26, 2017

First Point and Goldrush Entertainment will produce. Nicolas Cage will topline A Score to Settle, an action thriller from director Shawn Ku. A Score to Settle follows a convicted mob enforcer (Cage) b...

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‘Escape Plan 3: Devil’s Station’ begins shoot

September 20, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the third instalment of the Escape Plan action franchise starring Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista and Max Zhang. Highland Film Group handles international sales on...

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How They Did It: Feature Film Stuck is a Musical Set Entirely in an NYC Subway Train

September 18, 2017

Stuck is an original musical film about a New York City subway train that stops in a tunnel beneath the city, with six complete strangers stuck inside the rear car. The strangers are a cross section o...

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Morgan Freeman boards thriller ‘The Manuscript’ (exclusive)

September 8, 2017

Morgan Freeman has signed on to star in John Moore’s The Manuscript, a high-concept thriller that Highland Film Group and CAA are introducing to buyers in Toronto this week. Production on the cat-and-...

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Toronto: Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren Join ‘Berlin, I Love You’ (Exclusive)

September 8, 2017

Jim Sturgess is also boarding the latest film in the ‘Cities of Love’ anthology series launched by Emmanuel Benbihy in 2006. Love is in the air for Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley and Jim Sturgess. The...

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Dave Bautista Joining Sylvester Stallone in ‘Escape Plan 2’ (Exclusive)

March 10, 2017

Steven C. Miller is directing the project, which will now be a China-U.S. co-production. Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista will team up with Sylvester Stallone for Escape Plan 2, the sequel t...

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Highland Film Group talks up starry 2017 slate in Berlin

February 13, 2017

After years of quietly assembling an eye-catching stable of sales titles, Highland Film Group is poised to step up to the major leagues with its upcoming slate. Highland Film Group, the West Hollywood...

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Brenton Thwaites to Star in Psychological Thriller ‘Ghosts of War

February 6, 2017

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star will topline the pic from Miscellaneous Entertainment and director Eric Bress and is set to shoot in March. Brenton Thwaites is set to lead Ghosts of War. The Pirat...

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EFM: Josh Hartnett to star in thriller ‘The Last Draw Of Jack Of Hearts

February 4, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group will commences talks with worldwide buyers in Berlin. Guy Moshe wrote and will direct The Last Draw Of Jack Of Hearts, a thriller project that reunites him with Hartnett...

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Chris Gorak To Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Attach’ Starring Alex Russell – Berlin

February 3, 2017

AChris Gorak is set to direct the sci-fi thriller Attach, based on his original script and starring Chronicle’s Alex Russell. Adam Shroeder will produce under his Adam Schroeder Entertainment banner a...

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EFO, Leomus Spring ‘Escape Plan 2’ As Chinese Co-Production

January 31, 2017

Escape Plan 2, the sequel to the 2013 Sly Stallone-Arnold Schwarzenegger thriller, is becoming a global affair. Emmett/Furla/Oasis’ Randall Emmett and George Furla have joined forces with Leomus Pictu...

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‘The Crow’ Remake Leaves Relativity and Heads to Group Led by Davis Films

November 30, 2016

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/crow-remake-leaves-relativity-heads-group-led-by-davis-films-948322 Samuel Hadida teams with Highland Film Group and Electric Shadow to acquire the rights...

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Nicolas Cage, Faye Dunaway & Nicky Whelan Star In ‘Inconceivable’

November 30, 2016

Nicolas Cage, Faye Dunaway & Nicky Whelan Star In ‘Inconceivable’ EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winners Nicolas Cage and Faye Dunaway have signed on to star in Inconceivable, with Nicky Whelan co-starring in the J...

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Bruce Willis Set To Star In ‘First Kill’ For Emmett/Furla/Oasis

July 29, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Willis has been set to star in First Kill, a Steven C. Miller-directed action thriller that Emmett/Furla/Oasis will produce, finance and release through its U.S. deal with Lionsgate P...

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Simon Pegg & Mike Myers Join Feature Thriller ‘Terminal’

July 19, 2016

Simon Pegg, Mike Myers, Max Irons (The Riot Club) and Dexter Fletcher (Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels, Kick-Ass) have joined Margot Robbie in the cast of Vaughn Stein’s noir thriller Terminal. Te...

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Cannes: Richard Gere to Star in Jon Avnet’s ‘Three Christs’

July 19, 2016

The film centers on a doctor treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients who all believe they are Jesus Christ. Call it a holy trinity of sorts. Richard Gere is set to star in Jon Avnet’s Three Chr...

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Nicolas Cage to Star in Thriller ‘Philly Fury’

July 19, 2016

Nicolas Cage will star in the thriller “Philly Fury,” with helmer Steven C. Miller set to begin shooting in May. Randall Emmett and George Furla of Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films are producing. “Philly Fury...

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First Look at Aquaman Star Jason Momoa in Braven

July 19, 2016

Highland Film Group has released the first look photo of Jason Momoa in the new survival thriller Braven, which recently wrapped principal photography. No release date has been set at this time, but H...

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Scoot McNairy Boards 478

July 19, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Scoot McNairy has joined the Jody Hill comedy The Legacy Of A Whitetail Deer Hunter opposite Josh Brolin and Danny McBride. RelatedJeff Daniels, Scoot McNairy In Talks To Board Scott Frank’...

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Highland Film Group Heads Are Male-Driven Movie Magnets: “Action Translates in Every Language” (Q&A)

February 11, 2016

Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier also note whose star power hasn’t waned and the No. 1 threat to foreign presales. In September, Arianne Fraser, 37, and Delphine Perrier, 44, of Highland Film Group...

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Berlin: Margot Robbie to Star in Noir Thriller ‘Terminal’

February 11, 2016

Highland Film Group and CAA are selling Vaughn Stein’s film in Berlin. Margot Robbie will star in Vaughn Stein’s noir thriller Terminal. Stein wrote the screenplay and will direct the film, which is i...

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Berlin: Scott Mann to Direct Action-Thriller ‘Final Score’

February 11, 2016

The plot unfolds after a stadium is seized during a major sporting event by a group of heavily armed criminals demanding ransom. Scott Mann will direct the action-thriller Final Score, which is based...

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Blitz’s Elliott Lester To Direct Arnold Schwarzenegger in 478

February 11, 2016

Following the domestic zombie drama Maggie, Arnold Schwarzenegger is staying in sombre mode for 478. Schwarzenegger has been attached to the revenge story since June, and the film now has a director....

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