Magazine article Screen International

Signature Signs Six Including 'Dear White People'

Magazine article Screen International

Signature Signs Six Including 'Dear White People'

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EXCLUSIVE: Deals include The Trust and Dear White People.

UK distributor Signature Entertainment has added six titles to add to its slate for 2015, including action-thriller The Trust, starring Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood, and Sundance 2014 comedy Dear White People.

Violent crime-caper The Trust, about two corrupt cops, was acquired from Highland Film Group.

Dear White People, about a group of African American students navigating campus life and racial politics at a predominantly white college, was acquired from The Exchange.

Also new to the slate is supernatural thriller Daughter of God from Fortitude International, starring Keanu Reeves as a detective investigating his partner's mysterious death, and from 6 Sales and Moonrise Pictures, the Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and James Purefoy action-thriller Momentum, about a ruthless femme fatale on the run from a deadly assassin squad.

Rounding out the new acquisitions are Damascus Cover from Carnaby International, in which Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars alongside John Hurt and Olivia Thirlby, in the story of a spy who goes undercover in Syria to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist and his family out of Damascus, and period-adventure Admiral, starring Charles Dance, from Arclight Films. …

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