#Sundance: Lionsgate Buys Buried, Starring Reynolds

by Anne Thompson
January 25, 2010 12:32 AM
0 Comments
  • |

Thompson on Hollywood
As predicted in some quarters, the genre films are piqueing interest from buyers. Lionsgate has acquired domestic distribution rights for Rodrigo Cortes' Buried, which screened last night in the Park City at Midnight selection. Twitter lit up with fan sites raving about the picture. Ryan Reynolds plays a contractor in Iraq who is held captive in a casket underground while he is held for ransom. Here's Variety.

Social networking doc Catfish is also expected to close a deal today. Other films in play are Howl (which played best for art-house distribs), Winter's Bone, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil and Happythankyoumoreplease.

  • |

More: festivals, Sundance

You might also like:

0 Comments

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • French Debut Feature 'Party Girl' to ...
  • Stephen Colbert Inherits the David Letterman ...
  • FIRST LOOK: Eddie Redmayne Stars as ...
  • Davis Guggenheim's Malala Yousafzai ...
  • Trailers from Hell Chases 'The Mouse ...
  • WATCH: Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan ...
  • The Top Ten 'Mad Men' Episodes (So ...
  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Reunite ...
  • WATCH: You May Never Eat Again After ...
  • 'I Am Divine' Offers Insightful Portrait ...