My Blind Brother

Starz Wins Bidding War for Distribution of Romantic Comedy “My Blind Brother”

Starz has picked up Sophie Goodhart’s romantic comedy, “My Blind Brother,” which premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival and also played at Tribeca Film FestivalVariety reports. The magazine says that the acquisition “will likely be the biggest sale out of this year’s South by Southwest” and is estimated to be in the low seven-figure range. The comedy was reportedly the subject of a bidding war among distributors like Netflix, The Orchard, Sony and Gravitas Ventures.

Variety reports that Starz, which landed North American and Latin American rights for the film, will give “My Blind Brother” a day-and-date release in 25 markets and VOD (via Starz Digital) later this year, followed by an exclusive TV debut in 2017.

Click here to read HelenHighly’s review of “My Blind Brother.”

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