MEDIA RELEASE: Cineflix Rights sells movies worldwide
Cineflix Rights has announced a raft of international sales for titles from its growing slate of Cineflix Productions movies, meeting the international demand for escapist holiday programming and survivor-centric crime dramas based on true stories.
Miracle in Motor City (1×90’, Lifetime US), featuring Tia Mowry-Hardrict, music legend Smokey Robinson, and a soundtrack full of Motown hits has been acquired by Paramount+ (UK), Globo (Brazil), and Bell Media (English-speaking Canada).
With Roselyn Sánchez and Lyriq Bent in the lead roles, An Ice Wine Christmas (1×90’, Lifetime US) follows a big-city sommelier who returns to her hometown for the annual ice wine harvest and begins a holiday romance. The movie has sold to Paramount+ (UK), TV4 (Sweden), Globo (Brazil), Sýn hf (Iceland), and Bell Media (English-speaking Canada).
Stolen By Their Father (1×90’, Lifetime US), the account of a woman who says goodbye to her young daughters only to discover that her abusive ex-husband has kidnapped them and taken them to Greece, featuring Sarah Drew, has sold to Channel 5 (UK), A&E (Latin America), Corus (Canada), and Bell Media (French-speaking Canada).
Starring Jennie Garth and Anwen O’Driscoll, Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story (1×90, Lifetime US’) is the harrowing true story of a teenage girl’s courage and determination to fight for her life following a brutal assault. It has been bought by Channel 5 (UK), A&E (Latin America), Sýn hf (Iceland), Corus (Canada), Bell Media (French-speaking Canada).
James Durie, Head of Scripted, Cineflix Rights said: “Building our slate of movies is very much part of Cineflix Rights’ scripted strategy. Our focus is on providing buyers with a slate of holiday and true crime movies that have well-known creatives and actors as well as the backing of a strong US commissioning platform. We are seeing an increase in demand for this type of content—as evidenced by these recent deals—and we look forward to releasing several more movies later this year.”