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Weinsteins like the sound of Dylan biopic

Currently in the post production phase, a familiar finder has swooped up the rights to the imaginative Todd Haynes’ Bob Dylan biopic. The Weinstein bros. who were big on his glam rock flick Velvet Goldmine back during the Miramax days, have picked up the North American and U.K. rights to I’m Not There. The company plans to release the movie later this year in the U.S.

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Currently in the post production phase, a familiar finder has swooped up the rights to the imaginative Todd Haynes’ Bob Dylan biopic. The Weinstein bros. who were big on his glam rock flick Velvet Goldmine back during the Miramax days, have picked up the North American and U.K. rights to I’m Not There. The company plans to release the movie later this year in the U.S.

Produced by Killer Films, Jim Stern’s Endgame Entertainment banner with John Goldwyn, Jeff Rosen and John Rosen on board, the pic currently in post prod was shown in portions to some of the indie distribs – and the Weinsteins probably landed the rights, and this is purely specualtion … in the more than 10 plus million mark. It helps when you have both a solid cast, a great soundtrack and a unique screenplay.

Shot in Montreal this past summer, the set was a closed one but I managed to come across a day of filming – here is that ‘coverage’.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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