CONTENT TAKES “400 DAYS”
Content Picks up International Sales Rights to Sci-Fi Thriller Starring Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Dane Cook and Ben Feldman
Content Will Unveil First Footage in Toronto
Los Angeles, CA – August 28, 2014 – It was announced today that Content Film, the worldwide sales arm of Content Media Corporation Ltd., has acquired international sales rights to the high concept sci-fi thriller 400 DAYS, starring Caity Lotz (THE MACHINE, THE PACT, ARROW), Brandon Routh (SUPERMAN RETURNS, ARROW), Dane Cook (GOOD LUCK CHUCK, DAN IN REAL LIFE) and Ben Feldman (CLOVERFIELD, FRIDAY THE 13th, MAD MEN).
The film is written and directed by Matt Osterman (GHOST FROM THE MACHINE) and produced by Gabriel Cowan (CHEAP THRILLS) and John Suits (BAD MILO!).
Buyers will get their first glimpse of 400 DAYS in Toronto where exclusive, first time footage will be shown.
It was revealed earlier this week that the film will be distributed in North America and co-produced by XLrator Media.. The film is currently in post-production.
Content Film President Jamie Carmichael said, “Matt, Gabriel and John have done an outstanding job on 400 DAYS – it’s just the kind of high concept, sci-fi horror that can really break out.”
“Matt has penned a mind-bending screenplay that reminds us why we make movies to begin with.” says NAA’s Gabriel Cowan. “Its complete sense of awe, mystery, and character grabbed us right away. And the crazy reality is that NASA and the European Space Agency are conducting these types of psychological experiments in preparation for the manned mission to Mars right now.”
MOON meets THE DIVIDE in 400 DAYS, a terrifying, high-concept, sci-fi thriller – with a killer ensemble cast. In preparation for a journey into deep space, a group of 4 astronauts spend 400 days in an incredibly realistic space capsule simulator – only to discover that their mission may not be as simulated as they were led to believe.
400 DAYS is the latest project to be added to an Content’s international sales slate, which currently includes ‘Ocsar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost‘ voiced by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie; the uplifting emotional drama ‘Life at these Speeds’ starring Billy Crudup, AnnaSophia Robb and Sam Rockwell; ‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’ directed by Academy® Award nominated Amy Berg; the spy thriller ‘Newcomer’ starring James Floyd and Anthony LaPaglia; Academy® Award winning director Mike van Diem returns with the romantic comedy ‘The Surprise’; the intense horror ‘The Diabolical’ starring Ali Larter; ‘Pudsey the dog: The Movie’ starring Britain’s Got Talent famous winning dog; the action comedy ‘Redirected’ starring Vinnie Jones; Rodney Asher’s ‘The Nightmare’ which follows his acclaimed documentary ‘Room 237′; Caradog James’ directing the supernatural thriller ‘Don’t Knock Twice’; the supernatural heist thriller ‘The Trust’; the extraordinary, moving, white-knuckle drive with one of the greatest movie stars of all time documentary ‘Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans‘ and Academy® Award winner John Ridley’s ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’ starring Andre Benjamin, Hayley Atwell and Imogen Poots.
About Content Media Corporation and Content Film
Content Media Corporation Ltd is a London and LA based private company that owns and distributes a significant library of film, television, and digital assets.
The Company operates through three divisions: Content Film, Content Television and Content Digital. The Company also owns a 50% stake in Collins Avenue, a LA based entertainment TV production company, a 55% stake in Spirit digital media, a digital production company, and 50% stake in film and television production companies Jigsaw Productions and Preferred Film & TV.
The Company’s library of rights includes over 4,000 hours of television programming, 200 hours of digital programming and 275 feature films.
Content Media recently closed a multi-faceted deal with Bruno Wu’s Beijing-based Seven Stars Entertainment and Media, Ltd., in which Content acquired the Alive Group of companies allowing Content to distribute its extensive library of film and television rights through the Alive Group to the Chinese market, as well as a direct equity investment by Seven Stars into Content
Content Film, launched in 2002 by Jamie Carmichael, is the sales arm of the Content Media Corporation Ltd., which makes and represents high profile, commercial feature films with great artistic and theatrical ambition.
In addition to handling worldwide sales, marketing, and publicity, the company assists film producers in securing financing.
About New Artists Alliance
NAA was launched by Gabriel Cowan and John Suits, themselves indie filmmakers who’ve created such recent buzzing indie flicks as CHEAP THRILLS (winner of SXSW’s 2013 Audience Award), BAD MILO! (released by Magnet/Magnolia and “a cult classic in the making,” per the L.A. Times), produced with the Duplass brothers; the horror outing STATIC (their first in 3D, released via Cinedigm); the SXSW hit EXTRACTED, and many more.
Cowan and Suits premiered two films this April at Tribeca, JUST BEFORE I GO, the directorial debut of Courteney Cox, starring Seann William Scott and Olivia Thirlby and LOITERING WITH INTENT, starring Sam Rockwell and Marisa Tomei. They are currently in post on, 400 DAYS, Brandon Routh, Dane Cook, Ben Feldman, and Caity Lotz; CHUCK HANK AND THE SAN DIEGO TWINS, Coatwolf’s follow up to the Sundance hit, BELLFLOWER; A CONSPIRACY ON JEKYLL ISLAND, Frank Grillo, Minnie Driver, John Leguizamo, Dianna Agron, and AnnaSophia Robb; 3 NIGHTS IN THE DESERT, directed by Cowan and starring Wes Bentley and Amber Tamblyn; and ORDINARY WORLD, a juvenile justice documentary.
NAA has the highly anticipated graphic-novel adaptation, THE SCRIBBLER, coming out in theaters and on VOD September 19th and is slated to shoot three more films this year.
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