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Aubrey Plaza drama ‘Black Bear’ lands UK-Ireland deal (exclusive)

Twisted love triangle psychodrama debuted at Sundance.Vertigo Releasing has acquired UK and Ireland rights to psychodrama Black Bear, starring Aubrey Plaza, from Radiant Films International.The distributor plans to release the film theatrically and on digital platforms on March 5, 2021.Black Bear premiered at Sundance earlier this year and marks the latest from US writer-director Lawrence […]

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‘Black Bear’: Sarah Gadon & Christopher Abbott Talk Working With Aubrey Plaza, Balancing Tension, Filmmaking & More [Interview]

Premiering back at Sundance 2020, “Black Bear” might not have made waves equal in size to some (hello “Minari” and “Palm Springs”), but it certainly caused a stir among critics. Ours called the dark meta-dramedy about filmmaking, “madly hysterical and intoxicating.” While Aubrey Plaza leads the narrative in director Lawrence Michael Levine’s film about a […]

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With ‘Black Bear,’ Aubrey Plaza Becomes the Artist We Always Knew She Could Be

When filmmaker Lawrence Michael Levine gave the script for “Black Bear” to Aubrey Plaza, it included one hell of a direction in its final act: the leading lady “breaks down and gives the best performance that anyone has ever seen ever.” No pressure.“I had this moment before we started shooting, where I just felt like, […]

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Wonder Women: Producers Zoom In at the 2020 Scad Savannah Film Festival

Moderated by Megan Lombardo, a professor in the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Film & Television department, this year’s Wonder Women: Producers panel was an all-Zoom affair. And taking to the computer screen were six diverse (albeit all white) women with a variety of career stories to tell. There was Jayme Lemons, whose Dawn […]

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2020 Indie Spirit Awards Winners List (Updating Live)

The winners of the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards are being announced live during today’s ceremony, hosted for the second year in a row by Aubrey Plaza (fresh off rave reviews from Sundance for her performance in the indie “Black Bear”). Unlike the Oscars where Netflix is the most-nominated studio, the Spirit Awards are dominated in […]

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Memo to Distributors: Buy These 2020 Sundance Film Festival Movies

This year’s Sundance market was filled with questions, but buyers didn’t waste any time. (Browse the full list of acquisitions here.) By the end of the first weekend, it already featured the biggest sale in the festival’s history as well as the biggest documentary sale. Countless other buzzy projects landed homes at companies ranging from […]

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