Weinstein Company Closing Deal To Acquire 'Fruitvale' For $2 - $3 Mill + Theatrical Guarantees

From Shadow and Act Mon Jan 21 2013, 17:25:32

Well, I think it's safe to say that we'll likely be talking a lot about Fruitvale during next awards season, now that it's been announced that, after a bidding war over the film, involving The Weinstein Company, Fox Searchlight, with Paramount Pictures and Focus Features, The Weinstein Company (TWC) won the auction, and is reportely wrapping up a deal to acquire Ryan Coogler's feature film directorial debut, Fruitvale,in a deal worth between $2 million and $3 million, including commitments to a wide theatrical release, says Variety. Now word on when exactly TWC plans to release the film. But, I say we'll likely be talking about it...

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