11 February 2016
10 February, 2016 | By Tom Grater | Screen Daily
EXCLUSIVE: Parody comedy Fifty Shades Of Black and Kristen Wiig-starring Welcome To Me both included in deal.
Vertigo Releasing has penned a six-picture DVD distribution deal with indie outfit Signature Entertainment.
The first film to be released under the new partnership will be Shira Piven’s comedy-drama Welcome To Me [pictured], starring Kristen Wiig, which will hit shelves on May 9.
The deal also includes Fifty Shades Of Black, Michael Tiddes’ Fifty Shades Of Grey parody, and Arild Fröhlich Norwegian-German comedy Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder.
Further titles are Benjamin Rocher’s Jean Reno-starring The Sweeney: Paris; Steven Gomez’s action sci-fi Kill Command; and Isabel Coixet’s Learning To Drive, starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley
Rupert Preston of Vertigo inked the initial deal with Marc Goldberg of Signature, with the potential for future deals on the near horizon.