In The Press
AGC International sells out on the thriller with Joel Kinnaman from Yuval Adler, whose 'Operative' is in the Berlin film festival lineup. Noomi Rapace and Joel Kinnaman starrer The Secrets We Keep, Israeli director Yuval Adler's follow-up to his Berlin out-of-competition entry The Operative, has pretty much sold out worldwide at Berlin's European Film Market.
Stuart Ford’s AGC International has closed multiple marquee territory deals on Neil Burger’s sci-fi Voyagers, one of the hottest sales titles that has injected life into a muted start to the EFM.
Stuart Ford's AGC Television has optioned Christopher Golden's Ben Walker novels for the small screen, starting with the best-selling supernatural thriller Ararat.
AGC International has nabbed international distribution rights to “Ask Dr. Ruth,” one of the hottest documentaries at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Indeed, the legendary sexologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer was one of the biggest celebrities at the mountainside retreat — no small feat for a gathering that attracted the likes of Shia Labeouf, Mindy Kaling, and Zac Efron.
AGC Television, the TV production division of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios, has hired Brad Austin as Vice President, Unscripted Television. Austin will work closely with AGC Television President Lourdes Diaz on a slate of original formats and character-based docuseries, and will also work with AGC’s London office on projects.
Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios is to finance, produce and sell comedy movie Action.
Melissa V. Murray will make her feature film debut writing and directing the action comedy about a trio of college-bound women who, after a dicey party, have to battle their way out of Brooklyn. Stuart Ford's AGC Studios has greenlighted We Real Cool, an urban action comedy from Dear White People producer Effie T. Brown
AGC Studios is lining up a movie about Lauren Simmons, the youngest female trader to work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Kiersey Clemons (Dope) will star in and produce the feature after Stuart Ford’s AGC acquired life rights to Simmons’ story.
Jeff Gaspin and his Gaspin Media have inked a multi-year overall deal with AGC Television, the small-screen division of Stuart Ford’s indie content company AGC Studios. As part of the pact, Gaspin will develop and produce a slate of scripted and non-scripted television projects, and he will join the board of AGC’s corporate entity and serve as non-executive director.
Gabrielle Union is set to produce and star in romantic comedy “The Perfect Find” with Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios financing and producing, Variety has learned exclusively. The project is based on the best-selling book of the same title by Tia Williams (“The Accidental Diva”). “The Perfect Find” is scheduled to shoot in 2019.
Allison Janney and Laura Dern are set to star in black comedy Breaking News In Yuba County from The Help and Girl On The Train director Tate Taylor. Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios will finance and launch sales at next week’s AFM.
AGC Studios has greenlit the revenge thriller The Secrets We Keep, with Prometheus actress Noomi Rapace to headline. RoboCop actor Joel Kinnaman is in talks to co-star in the feature from Israeli director Yuval Adler.
AGC Studios has hired Warrior Poets vet Rachel Traub as VP, Non-Fiction Content to oversee the company’s theatrical-television development and production of non-fiction content. AGC Studios Chairman and CEO Stuart Ford made the announcement today.
AGC International has closed a series of significant international distribution deals for “Fahrenheit 11/9” following the Michael Moore documentary’s Toronto International Film Festival debut. The film, a blistering broadside against President Donald Trump, received warm reviews, with some critics calling it Moore’s strongest work in years.
Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” has closed a series of major international sales in the run-up to its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The documentary was one of the most hotly anticipated debuts at the Canadian gathering because of its subject matter: Moore, a darling of the left and favored punching bag of the right, is taking on the age of Trump in the movie — its title is a reference to the 2016 election day.