Sundance 2010 Film Acquisitions So Far

Various distribution deals have taken place this week for the films screened at this year’s Sundance Film Festival reports Screen Daily.

Focus Features have picked up Lisa Cholodenko’s “The Kids Are All Right” starring Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a lesbian couple for distribution in the US, UK, Germany and South Africa for $4.8 million.

Hillbilly comedy “Tucker & Dale Vs Evil” hasn’t scored a North American deal as yet, but has been sold in numerous foreign territories.

Hannover House payed out $2 million for Joel Schumacher’s “Twelve” which follows drug-dealing among privileged Manhattan teens.

Newmarket Films has scored domestic rights to the Natalie Portman-produced Joseph Gordon-Levitt led drama “Hesher” for around $1 million.

As previously reported, Lionsgate paid a cool $3.2 million to distribute Ryan Reynolds thriller “Buried” in North America while Paramount Vantage have picked up worldwide rights to Participant Media’s documentary “Waiting For Superman”.