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by Anthony D'Alessandro Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures has taken all global rights to Blue Dream Studios’ animated feature Animal Crackers which premiered at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival last June. The distributor is looking to release the movie some time next year.The deal was negotiated by ESMP Head of Acquisitions,...

By DAVE MCNARY Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures has acquired the animated feature “Animal Crackers” for a wide theatrical release in 2018.ESMP bought the movie from Blue Dream Studios. It premiered in competition in June at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.“Animal Crackers” is directed by...

By DAVE MCNARY Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to the shark thriller “48 Meters Down” from the Fyzz Facility. “48 Meters Down” is the official sequel to the Mandy Moore/Claire Holt shark thriller “47 Meters Down,” which has grossed over $58...

BY ROBERT BRIEL Entertainment Studios IS launching its new, direct-to-consumer global streaming OTT subscription platform, Sports.TV. Entertainment Studios is projecting 50 million worldwide subscribers over the next five years. Sports.TV will be available worldwide on all devices – including smartphones, tablets, smart televisions, gaming consoles, as well as personal...

By BRENT LANG Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios is busy breaking out its checkbook.The newly formed media company has landed domestic rights to “Chappaquiddick,” a buzzy drama from John Curran about one of the most infamous political scandals in American history. The film sold for $4 million. Allen’s...

By BRENT LANG Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has shelled out $4 million for North American rights to “Replicas,” a thriller with Keanu Reeves and “Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch, Variety has confirmed.The film centers on a neuroscientist who tries to replicate his family after they die in a car accident. Reeves...

by Mike Fleming Jr EXCLUSIVE: The first big deal of the 2017 Toronto Film Festival is closing, with Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios making a commitment $4 million for North American rights to Replicas, the Jeffrey Nachmanoff-directed thriller that stars Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch and John Ortiz. Reeves plays neuroscientist...