Because the Berlin Worldwide Movie Competition will get underway, so do large purchases on the European Movie Marketplace for future film tasks. And Deadline has the inside track on the primary large deal on the Berlinale. Amazon Prime Video has snatched up the worldwide rights to “The Bluff,” a Caribbean action-survival film with Zoe Saldaña and the Russo Bros. producing by AGBO. Rocket Science and CAA are the sellers.
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Initially arrange at Netflix, “The Bluff” sees Saldaña as an ex-pirate within the nineteenth century Caribbean who should defend her household after her previous comes again to hang-out her. The movie sees the actress workforce up with the Russos once more after “Avengers: Infinity Warfare” and “Avengers: Endgame.” The Russos don’t direct the film, although. As an alternative, Frank E. Flowers helms “The Bluff,” with the script by Joe Ballarini. Saldaña has historical past with Flowers, too. They labored collectively on the 2004 crime movie “Haven,” additionally set within the Caribbean.
“For Zoe and I, being from the Caribbean, “The Bluff” is an opportunity to mix tradition and authenticity with AGBO’s model of world-class, theatrical-level motion, creating a movie that audiences have by no means seen earlier than,” Flowers mentioned in regards to the upcoming movie. Whereas Flowers isn’t concerned in producing “The Bluffs,” Saldaña is. She co-produces by Cinestar along with her sisters Mariel and Cisely. In the meantime, AGBO producers embody the Russo bros. Mike Larocca, and Angela Russo-Ostot.
“The Bluffs” could be the first EFM information out of Berlin, nevertheless it received’t be the final. Keep tuned for extra information from the Berlinale.