Magazine article Screen International

Kaleidoscope, Head Gear Ink Multi-Movie Deal with Jonathan English

Magazine article Screen International

Kaleidoscope, Head Gear Ink Multi-Movie Deal with Jonathan English

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Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (KFD) has signed a multi-picture deal with financier, Head Gear Films, and director, Jonathan English's (Ironclad) new production outfit, Balkanic.

Under the deal, KFD will handle all-rights worldwide, with features being released in the UK by Kaleidoscope Entertainment.

Head Gear will fully finance the films. English will write and produce, and also direct the first feature, Drago: a car chase thriller set across the Balkans. Paul Hyett (Howl) is attached to direct the second project, Blood Feud.

Kaleidoscope's Spencer Pollard and Michael Chapman, together with Head Gear's Phil Hunt and Compton Ross, will serve as executive producers.

Drago is due to go into production in 2017 and is scheduled for release in 2018.

Head Gear recently helped close finance on Amma Asante's Where Hands Touch, and has previously backed movies including Black Mass, War On Everyone and Trespass Against Us. …

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