International buyers swipe right on Anna Kendrick’s directorial debut, Dating Game.2022
Upcoming Thriller Multiple international distributors at the Toronto International Film Festival are producing and fully funding the film after it was personally marketed by Kendrick and AGC Studios CEO Stewart Ford.
Telepool pre-ordered The Dating Game for Germany and Signature Entertainment in the UK and Ireland; Sun Distribution acquired Latin America, Spain and Portugal; VVS Films acquired the Canadian rights; Lucky Red acquired the Italian rights, and Roadshow Films brought the film to Australia and New Zealand, among many other deals.
Kendrick will also make a dating game and play the real Cheryl who is stranger than fiction Bradshaw’s story, in hit TV matchmaking show Dating game The Bachelorette of his Bachelor pick, Rodney Alcala, turns out to be a real-life serial killer. Production on the film will begin in Vancouver in late October. 2022
AGC also got director/writer/actress team Richard Killer The presale of Linklater and Glen Powell. Another genre film based on a true story, black comedy star Powell plays a popular hitman who secretly works for the police. Co-starring Adria Arjona. Leonine Studios acquired the German Swiss rights to the film, SND acquired France, Sun Distribution acquired the Latin American and Spanish rights, BIM Distribuzione acquired Italy, Canada acquired VVS Film, Kino Swiat acquired Poland, and more. Filming of Hitman will begin in New Orleans in October.
“It is encouraging to see such strong pre-sales activity for these two exciting projects at a time when the international theatrical market is still recovering,” Ford said in a statement. said in a statement. “Talent engagement in Toronto was undoubtedly a major factor in the strong sales performance and it confirms AGC’s world view that the international pre-sale model remains an effective smart business project with bankable talent and is presented to distribution on the right business way and the right budget level.” 2022
Except for killers and Dating Game , AGC is currently in post-production on Pierre Morel’s action comedy Freelance starring John Cena and Alison Brie, Chris Pine’s directorial debut Pullman and Rupert Wyatt’s Desert Warriors with Anthony Mackie, Aiysha Hart, and Ben Kingsley, all of which are expected in 2022 or early