Malcolm and Mary acquired by Netflix for $ 30 million

TFW when your two-minute promo clip is worth $ 30 million.
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Remember that secret film Zendaya and John David Washington filmed during quarantine? Well, this is headed for Netflix. Per individual, Malcolm and maryStarring Zendaya and Washington in a matrimonial two-handed play and written and directed by excitementSam Levinson, has been acquired by Netflix from the TIFF marketplace for $ 30 million. Even more impressive, Netflix reportedly picked up Malcolm and mary Based on the promo alone, the streaming platform originally bet $ 30 million on two-minute footage of Zendaya and Washington, which seems like a safe bet on Netflix’s part.

In other festival news, under the direction of Academy Award winner Regina King, One night in miami, Has been acquired by Amazon after establishing a bidding war after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival and TIFF. One night in miami The Civil Rights movement through the lens of Black celebrity through a fictional story followed by Cassius Clay (Ellie Gore), Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Sam Cook (Leslie Odom Jr.) Discovered Celebrate Clay’s victory against Sony Linton. we are who we are Director Luca Guadagnino’s documentary Salvatore: Shoemaker of DreamsAbout fashion designer Salvatore Fergamo, was picked up by Sony Classics, while Emma Seligman had her first film. Shiva Baby – Starring the NYC comedian and Chaotic good twitter presence Rachel Sunhot as a young woman, forced to navigate uncomfortable situations at a post-funeral gathering – was raised by Utopia Pictures. Although films at the box office may seem to be struggling, it seems that the film industry is alive and well.