Apple welcomes Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘Mr Corman’ drama

Apple has greenlit its latest talent-led scripted project with a drama from Looper and Dark Shadows star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Mr Corman will be written, directed and exec produced by Gordon-Levitt, who is also set to star in the half-hour dramedy that explores the life of a schoolteacher living in LA. The show is being produced […]

Lionsgate picks up int’l distribution rights to Hulu’s ‘Ramy’

Lionsgate has picked up international distribution rights to Hulu comedy series Ramy.  The studio has picked up rights to the A24-produced series, which tells the story of a 20-something, first-generation Egyptian-American on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighbourhood. The show — which has been renewed for a second series — explores the intersection of […]

Room, Ex Machina prodco hires for int’l push

New York-based film and TV distributor A24 has hired an executive to runs its international business. Sasha Lloyd, a media-focused executive formerly of investment bank Goldman Sachs, has joined the firm and will work out of its East Coast head office. A24 is behind films such as 2015’s Room and Ex Machina, NBC comedy The […]

News brief: Amazon adds new movies to streaming service

Amazon has agreed a content deal with A24. It will add movies from the studio to its Prime Instant Video service giving it the indie distributor’s current and upcoming movie titles. Current A24 movies include Spring Breakers, Ginger & Rosa and The Bling Ring. Forthcoming titles include Under The Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson, and The […]