Paramount to Distribute New Theatrical Titles From IFC Films28 May, 2015 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Paramount Home Media Distribution May 28 announced it has secured domestic rights to select theatrical releases from IFC Films. The label, along with Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight, is owned and operated by AMC Networks.
Upcoming IFC Films releases include The D Train, starring Jack Black and James Marsden; Clouds of Sils Maria, starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloë Grace Moretz; Good Kill, starring Ethan Hawke, Bruce Greenwood, Zoe Kravitz and January Jones; and Sleeping With Other People, starring Jason Sudeikis, Adam Scott, Alison Brie and Amanda Peet.
“Having worked with IFC Films on the home entertainment release of [Oscar winner] Boyhood, we are extremely enthusiastic about extending our relationship and look forward to bringing their compelling films to audiences across multiple distribution platforms,” Syrinthia Studer, SVP of marketing and acquisitions for Paramount Home Media Distribution, said in a statement.
Paramount will handle all physical and Internet digital home entertainment distribution, while IFC Films will handle VOD and EST sales to cable, satellite and telecom operators.
“Paramount is an industry leader in home entertainment, so we’re excited our upcoming films will be in their very capable hands after their theatrical runs,” Lisa Schwartz, EVP of distribution, operations and business development for IFC Films and Sundance Selects, said in a statement.