10/18 Indie Movie News

By Jordan October 18, 2016

Samuel Goldwyn Films Picks Up Idris Elba’s ‘100 Streets’

Idris Elba‘s “100 Streets” has been acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films, the company announced Tuesday.

Previously known as “A Hundred Streets,” the drama explores the interconnecting stories of a former rugby star (Elba) and his wife (Gemma Arterton), a small time drug dealer (Franz Drameh) and a photographer (Tom Cullen) in London.

“Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton are at the top of their game along with the rest of the cast in this deep and moving film,” said president of Samuel Goldwyn Films, Peter Goldwyn. “We’re pleased to release ‘100 Streets’ in January to the widest audience possible.”

Ben Feldman, Olivia Thirlby’s ‘Between Us’ Picked Up by IFC Films

IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Rafael Palacio Illingworth’s indie “Between Us.”

The film, written and directed by Illingworth, stars Olivia Thirlby,Ben Feldman, Adam Goldberg, Analeigh Tipton, Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Bogdanovich and Scott Haze.

“Between Us” made its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and will be released by IFC Films in January 2017. 

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