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FILMDISTRICT ANSWERS "YES" TO TREEHOUSE PICTURES' ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING?

6.17.13

FilmDistrict announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING? directed by Tom Gormican and starring Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, and Miles Teller.

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FilmDistrict will release 'Selfless' on Friday, September 26, 2014 - Wide

6.12.13

Ryan Reynolds stars in 'Selfless', an unconventional sci-fi thriller about a terminally ill billionaire who buys a chance for eternal life through an experimental underground medical procedure.

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FilmDistrict Shifts 'Oldboy' Release Date

THE DEADLINE TEAM, 5.23.13

The Spike Lee-directed remake of Park Chan-wook?s cult Korean classic will now see its wide release on October 25, 2013, after FilmDistrict originally slated it for October 11.

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FilmDistrict Launches Boutique Distribution Label

4.15.13

FilmDistrict announced today the launch of High Top Releasing, a new boutique label which will provide theatrical booking services to independent producers.

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FilmDistrict to Co-Produce, Co-Finance Horror Movie 'The Last Word'

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 4.10.13

FilmDistrict has come aboard to co-finance The Last Word, a paranormal-themed horror movie.

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Release Date Roundup: FilmDistrict's "Walk Of Shame"; Summit's "Escape Plan"

DEADLINE, 4.9.13

The Elizabeth Banks-starrer Walk Of Shame will bow wide September 20, 2013. That's the date FilmDistrictoriginally planned to release its horror sequel Insidious Chapter 2, but the distributor has now shifted that title up a week to a September 13, where it will face Open Road's Machete Kills and Screen Gems' drama Battle Of The Year.

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INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 WILL OPEN ON FRIDAY THE 13TH

JOBLO HORROR NEWS, 4.9.13

It looks like James Wan's INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 has gotten a release date change from its original planned release of September 20th. Now the flick will be opening just a week earlier which lands it on Friday, September 13th ? good call!

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FilmDistrict to release Pompeii

SCREENDAILY, 4.9.13

The distributor, riding high on the number one release of Evil Dead and the ongoing activity of its biggest release to date Olympus Has Fallen, will release the action film on Feb 28 2014. Lionsgate handles international sales.

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James Marsden to Star Opposite Elizabeth Banks in 'Walk of Shame'

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 12.6.12

James Marsden has signed on to star opposite Elizabeth Banks in Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment's Walk of Shame.

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Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne Coming Back for 'Insidious' Sequel

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 11.19.12

Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne will reprise their roles for Insidious Chapter 2, the sequel to the hit 2010 horror movie made by FilmDistrict, Alliance Films and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions.

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FilmDistrict Acquires Spike Lee Thriller 'Oldboy'

THE WRAP, 9.7.12

FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Spike Lee's action thriller starring Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen, a remake of a South Korean drama.

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Toronto 2012: FilmDistrict's Peter Schlessel on the Fest -- 'It's My Favorite Acquisitions Market'

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 9.5.12

The movie vet talks to THR about nabbing "Looper," leaving Sony and the future for upstart film labels.

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Rian Johnson's 'Looper' to Open Toronto International Film Festival

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 7.24.12

Rian Johnson's futuristic thriller Looper is to open the 37th Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, organizers said Tuesday.

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FilmDistrict taps publicity executive Elissa Greer

6.25.12

Independent North American distributor FilmDistrict announced today that Elissa Greer has joined the studio as Senior Vice President of Publicity, overseeing the Company's domestic theatrical publicity and promotional campaigns.

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FilmDistrict Names Three New Marketing Executives

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 5.31.12

FilmDistrict has added three new marketing executives to its team: Tracy Pollard is joining the company as senior vp of creative advertising; Brad Goldberg is coming aboard as senior vp of media; and Anne Baxter will take on the post of senior vp of digital marketing.

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FilmDistrict Names Jim Orr Distribution President

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 4.12.12

FilmDistrict has hired former MGM and Paramount exec Jim Orr as president of distribution. Orr will report to FilmDistrict CEO Peter Schlessel.

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Christine Birch Joins FilmDistrict as Marketing President

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 3.23.12

Christine Birch has been hired by FilmDistrict as president of marketing. The former DreamWorks marketing chief will report to FilmDistrict CEO Peter Schlessel.

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One more day until the @InsidiousMovie trailer launches on @iTunesTrailers! Make sure to tune in tomorrow!

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