Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Strikes for Global Rights to Nick Hornby Adaptation 'Slam'

Magazine article Screen International

Netflix Strikes for Global Rights to Nick Hornby Adaptation 'Slam'

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Netflix has boarded global rights, excluding Italy, to Italian romantic comedy Slam: Tutto Per Una Ragazza, the adaptation of the 2008 Nick Hornby novel Slam.

Netflix has picked up rights to the film in 189 territories - where it will be labeled a 'Netflix original' on its April 15 release - while in Italy the film will have a theatrical and home entertainment release (March 23) through Universal. Netflix also has SVoD rights to the film in Italy.

According to producers, the deal marks Netflix's first global deal for an entirely Italian movie.

Slam, which premiered at the Torino Film Festival last November, is produced by Rai Cinema and Indigo Film (The Great Beauty).

The deal was revealed today by the film's producers at a press event in Rome.

Jasmine Trinca (Miele) and Luca Marinelli (They Call Me Jeeg) star in the feature which is directed by Andrea Molaioli (The Girl By The Lake). …

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