Brian O'Shea, CEO of The Exchange, has announced a slew of sales for the musical "The Last 5 Years." The film will have its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in September.
The highly anticipated "The Last 5 Years" is adapted and directed by Richard LaGravenese. The high concept feature is already garnering some serious awards buzz for its stars, adapted from the hit Broadway musical, the film is about a struggling actress portrayed by Anna Kendrick ("Twilight" saga, "Up in the Air") and her novelist lover played by Jeremy Jordan (Smash, "Joyful Noise") as they look back on the last half-decade of their relationship from very different viewpoints.
Leading into its world premier at TIFF, the film has been sold in the following territories: Europe (United Kingdom to Icon Film Distribution and Portugal to Zon Lusomundo Audiovisuais, S.A.), Eastern Europe (CIS/Baltics to Voxell Copyrights Limited), Asia (Pan Asian PTV to Satellite Television Asian Region Limited and Satellite Television Asian Region Limited, Taiwan Branch, China to DDDream International Media, Hong Kong/Macau to Golden Scene, India to Pictureworks, Indonesia to Queen International Pictures Pte Ltd, Japan to Broadmedia Studios Corporation, Philippines to Pioneer Films, Singapore to Cathay-Keris Films Pte Ltd, South Korea to Sonamu Pictures Co. Ltd., Taiwan to Applause Entertainment Ltd. Taiwan Branch, and Thailand to Sahamongkolfilm International Co., Ltd), Asia Minor (Israel to Lev Films, Middle East to Gulf Films, Turkey to Mars Sinema Turizm Ve Sportif Tesisler Isletmeciligi A.S.), and English-speaking (Australia/New Zealand to Regency Media, South Africa to M-NET, Airlines to Captive Entertainment).
"We are incredibly excited to premiere "The Last 5 Years" at TIFF, as Richard has brought out ground breaking performance from Anna and Jeremy."said O'Shea, "Carrying universal themes through the unifying power of song, audiences will fall in love with this film the way we have."
About The Exchange:
Collaborative and transparent, The Exchange is a leading international sales and finance company committed to creating strong relationships between filmmakers, film financiers and distributors through the exchange of product, information and commerce. Created by veteran sales executive Brian O'Shea, the company specializes in high quality, commercial films that appeal to North American audiences and the ever-evolving global film market. For more information, please visit: www.theexchange.ws.