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.



September 12, 2020

Robert De Niro, Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker, John Malkovich To Star In Randall Emmett-Directed ‘Wash Me In The River’

EXCLUSIVE: Robert De Niro, Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker and John Malkovich are set to star in Wash Me in the River, a drama that will mark the second directorial outing of Randall Emmett. Emmett, who just restarted production on Midnight in the Switchgrass after halting five days in because of the pandemic last March, has a...

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September 10, 2020

Queen Latifah Talks About Her Family-Friendly Movie ‘The Tiger Rising’

“The Tiger Rising,” which is repped by Highland Film Group and based on Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times bestselling children’s book, centers on 10-year-old Rob (Christian Convery), who has just lost his mother, and who’s prone to allowing his imagination run wild. One fateful day, he encounters a Bengal tiger being...

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September 9, 2020

Highland Film Group Launches The Avenue Entertainment Distribution Division, JJ Caruth Set As President Of Domestic Marketing & Distribution

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group is launching The Avenue Entertainment, a new U.S. theatrical distribution arm with industry veteran JJ Caruth as President of Domestic Marketing & Distribution. The Avenue will handle theatrical distribution of six to eight titles per year and has signed an agreement with Paramount Home Entertainment to handle Blu-ray, DVD, VOD, and...

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September 3, 2020

Aaron Eckhart Thriller ‘Ambush’ Acquired By Saban Films; Cody Christian, Dermot Mulroney, Jason Genao Join Cast – Toronto

EXCLUSIVE: Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Ambush, the Vietnam War action thriller toplined by Aaron Echkart. Cody Christian, Dermot Mulroney and Jason Genao have also joined the cast of the pic, which is co-written and to be directed by Mark Earl Burman (Dog Eat Dog). Principal photography is now set to begin in the fall...

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