With Disney’s $660 million sale of Miramax Films to an investment group led by Ronald Tutor, its been confirmed that four completed pictures are included as part of the deal says The Hollywood Reporter.
The movies will be distributed by Disney under an agreement to handle distribution in all media for the new company for at least a year. The deal does NOT include Julie Taymor’s “The Tempest” which Disney intends to hold onto and will kick off with a December 10th platform release.
The four pics in the deal include the Jennifer Aniston/Jason Bateman romantic comedy “The Switch” (August 21st); the Mossad-themed spy thriller “The Debt” (December 29th) with Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington; the supernatural remake “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” (January 21st) with Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes; and the animated fantasy “Gnomeo and Juliet” (February 11th) with James McAvoy and Emily Blunt.
The article doesn’t mention who gets the infidelity drama “Last Night” (aka. “Tell Me”) with Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington and Eva Mendes. Mendes however told Cinema Blend the other week that the film will premiere at the Rome Film Festival this October.