Highland Film Group is an independent worldwide sales, production and film financing company, building a reputation for handling high-octane films in the action/thriller/horror space and focusing on cast, director, film maker driven content.



May 14, 2020

Bella Thorne Social Media Crime Thriller ‘Infamous’ Snapped Up By Vertical Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE:  Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American distribution rights to the Bella Thorne feature Infamous, Deadline has learned. The distributor has set a virtual cinema and VOD release date of June 12 for the pic which was written and directed by Joshua Caldwell. The deal was negotiated by Peter Jarowey and Josh Spector at Vertical...

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April 16, 2020

Film Indies & U.S. Agencies Set Dates For Virtual Market To Run Alongside Cannes Online Marché

Led by CAA Media Finance, Endeavor Content, ICM Partners, and UTA, the coalition Deadline first revealed of more than 30 independent film companies are confirmed to convene remotely June 22-28 for a virtual market in lieu of the physical Cannes Film Festival. The six-day market will be structured to offer global buyers screenings of finished...

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April 10, 2020

Saban Films Acquires Crime Thriller ‘Most Wanted’ aka ‘Target Number One’ Starring Josh Hartnett

Saban Films has acquired the Daniel Roby-directed Most Wanted starring Josh Hartnett (Lucky Number Slevin, Penny Dreadful), Antoine Olivier Pilon (Mommy) and Jim Gaffigan (Chappaquiddick). The crime-thriller will debut in the U.S. this summer. André Rouleau and Valérie d’Auteuil produce the film under their Caramel Films banner. Saban Films teamed with Highland Film Group on the project. Inspired by a...

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April 1, 2020

Highland Film Group boards ‘Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk’ for sales

Los Angeles-based Highland Film Group has boarded animated feature Pierre The Pigeon-Hawk for sales as it emerged that Howie Mandel has joined the voice cast. The company plans to launch pre-sales around the time that Cannes takes place, either physically or virtually. Luis Guzmán, Paul Blackthorne, Jamal Trulove, Evan Ross and Ashlee...

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