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2024

Independent Entertainment Launches Mr Burton at EFM with Toby Jones and Lesley Manville to Star

8 February 2024

Filming is due to get underway in late spring on Mr Burton, an upcoming biopic about the man who inspired the screen legend, Richard Burton. Independent Entertainment has boarded sales ahead of EFM.

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Vertigo Releasing acquires George Jaques’ ‘Black Dog’ for UK-Ireland theatrical release

5 February 2024

Black Dog, the debut feature of Screen Star of Tomorrow George Jaques, has been acquired for UK-Ireland distribution by Vertigo Releasing.

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Amrou Al-Kadhi’s ‘Layla’ to open BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

30 January 2024

The European premiere of Amrou Al-Kadhi's Layla will open the 38th BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival on March 13.

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2023

BFI London Film Festival univeils its line-up, featuring Black Dog in the First Feature Competition

29 August 2023

The 67th BFI London Film Festival has unveiled the titles that will compete in its official, first feature, documentary and short film competitions.

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First trailer for Screen Star George Jaques’ BLACK DOG ahead of LFF Sutherland Award premiere

29 August 2023

Screen can reveal the exclusive first trailer for Black Dog, the debut feature of 2022 Screen Star of Tomorrow George Jaques. Black Dog has been selected for its world premiere in the First Feature Competition at the BFI London Film Festival this October. Independent Entertainment handles sales.

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Frankie Goes To Hollywood Biopic ‘Relax’ In The Works With ‘It’s A Sin’ Star Callum Scott Howells, Working Title & Independent Entertainment

10 May 2023

Just a couple of days after they reunited for the first time in almost 40 years, we can reveal that UK band Frankie Goes To Hollywood is the subject of a new movie biopic from UK powerhouse Working Title and Independent Entertainment.

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Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Debicki, Ruth Wilson Teaming on Romantic Thriller ‘Andorra’ for James Ivory

4 May 2023

'My Policeman' banner Independent Entertainment will launch sales on the "Kafkaesque tale of murder, love and deception" — from director Giuseppe Capotondi — in the Marche du Film.

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UK’s Independent Entertainment and Lowkey Films team for three-feature deal

27 April 2023

UK production outfit Lowkey Films has signed a three-film co-production deal with Luc Roeg’s production company and sales agency Independent Entertainment.

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Jane Widdop, Joel McHale & Justin Long Lead Slasher Horror ‘It’s A Wonderful Knife’; Independent Launches For Cannes Market, First Look Image

27 April 2023

Independent Entertainment is executive-producing the Christmas horror and launching sales ahead of the upcoming Cannes Market where the UK firm will be showing a promo.

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‘Avatar 2’s’ Jamie Flatters Sports Bloodstains in First Look From Indie Feature ’Black Dog’ (EXCLUSIVE)

15 February 2023

'Avatar 2' star Jamie Flatters is covered in blood spatter in first look images from British indie film 'Black Dog.'

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Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Developing Feature ‘This Modern Love’ With ‘My Policeman’ Banner Independent Entertainment (Exclusive)

7 February 2023

Based on the stage play 'Leave to Remain' by Okereke and Matt Jones, the romantic comedy is being exec produced by 'Four Weddings and Funeral' director Mike Newell.

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2022

Amrou Al-Kadhi’s queer love story ‘Layla’ wraps UK shoot for Film4, BFI; first-look revealed

14 December 2022

Layla, the debut feature of 2018 Screen Star of Tomorrow Amrou Al-Kadhi, about the romance between a struggling British-Palestinian drag performer and a successful white gay man, wraps this week after a six-week shoot in east London.

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Stars of Tomorrow pair team with Independent and Trademark for ‘Black Dog’

30 June 2022

Independent Entertainment has boarded and will handle international sales on UK feature Black Dog, which brings together two of Screen’s 2022 Stars of Tomorrow, director George Jaques and writer-actor Jamie Flatters.

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Harry Styles Plays a Closeted Gay Man in Emotional ‘My Policeman’ Trailer

15 June 2022

The teaser finds Styles and co-stars David Dawson and Emma Corrin entangled in a complicated love triangle.

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Independent Entertainment Board M. Cahill’s ‘Porcupine,’ Launch Sales in Cannes

10 May 2022

Independent Entertainment have boarded M. Cahill’s “Porcupine” featuring Jena Malone and will launch international sales at the Cannes Marche. Vertical Entertainment have the North American rights and have set a summer 2022 release for the film, which was written and directed by Cahill.

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Frank Grillo To Star In Brad Anderson’s Creature Feature ‘The Dagon’; Independent Entertainment & CAA Launching Sales At Cannes

5 May 2022

Frank Grillo (Kingdom) has signed on to star in the thriller The Dagon, from director Brad Anderson (The Machinist)

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Felicity Jones & ‘Bridgerton’ Star Jonathan Bailey To Lead Comedy ‘Maria’

4 May 2022

Oscar nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) will star with Bridgerton actor Jonathan Bailey in comedy Maria

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2021

Grammy-Nominated Lewis Capaldi Offers Fans All-Access Pass in New Music Doc From Pulse Films

9 June 2021

This intimate documentary follows Lewis Capaldi at a pivotal moment in his career, as he returns home to Scotland and attempts to write the follow up to the album that changed his life.

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Independent Entertainment To Partner With Director Alex Holmes On Feature Documentary 'Hill'

28 May 2021

Former Formula One champ Damon Hill is the subject of a new documentary from Alex Holmes, director of BAFTA-nominated doc biopic Maiden.

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