Paramount Acquires Home Entertainment & TV Licensing Rights to Three Films
Paramount Pictures has secured home entertainment and television licensing rights to three feature films from Romulus Entertainment, including Margot Robbie’s Dreamland, Jungleland starring Charlie Hunnam, and the crime drama Gully.
“We are delighted to bring these exceptional films to audiences around the world through a combination of home entertainment platforms and television licensing,” said Dan Cohen, President, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. “With top-notch casts and creative talent, these films offer gripping stories that will appeal to a wide array of viewers.”
“It’s an honor for our films to stand alongside the rich tradition of cinema that Paramount has put forth for over a century,” added Brad Feinstein, CEO of Romulus Entertainment. “These three films each tell unique stories and we are incredibly fortunate to have worked alongside such amazing talent and filmmakers that brought them to life. We look forward to working with Paramount to bring them to a worldwide audience.”
In Dreamland, Margot Robbie delivers a riveting performance as an outlaw bank robber during the Great Depression who becomes involved with a young man who must choose between collecting the bounty on her head or following his heart.
The movie also stars Finn Cole, Travis Fimmel, and Garrett Hedlund. Dreamland was written by Nicolaas Zwart and directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte and produced by Tom Ackerley, Josey McNamara, Margot Robbie, Brad Feinstein, Rian Cahill, and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.
In Jungleland, Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell play brothers trying to escape their circumstances by traveling across the country for a bare-knuckle boxing match that becomes a fight for their lives. The movie also stars Jessica Barden. Jungleland was directed by Max Winkler who co-wrote the script along with Theodore B. Bressman and David Branson Smith. The movie was produced by Jules Daly, Brad Feinstein, Ryan Stowell, and Kevin Walsh.
In Gully, three disaffected teens run riot on the unforgiving streets of Los Angeles as they seek revenge for all the ways the world has failed them through a series of increasingly violent crimes. The movie stars Amber Heard, Jonathan Majors, John Corbett, Terrence Howard, Charlie Plummer, and Robin Givens. Gully was directed by Nabil Elderkin and written by Marcus J. Guillory. Producers include Brad Feinstein, Ben Pugh, Tom Butterfield, Alex Georgiou, and Corey Smyth.
The films will be released in select U.S. theaters by Vertical Entertainment in conjunction with their release on home entertainment platforms.