The international rights for Arkansas native Clark Duke’s debut film have been sold for multiple countries and regions.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate has bought multiple international territory rights Duke’s film Arkansas. The studio has bought the territory rights for Africa, Latin America, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, India, Turkey, Hungary, Bulgaria, Israel, Romania, Slovakia and multiple European countries, including Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
Lionsgate also handled the film’s release in the United States, where it was released on video-on-demand as well as on DVD and Blu-Ray on May 5. Originally, the film was set to premiere at the South by Southwest film festival in March and have a theatrical release. These plans were disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Production company VMI International has also sold rights to other territories across the globe. VMI has sold the airline rights to Entertainment in Motion, Middle East rights to Phoenicia Pictures, rights in Australia and New Zealand to Roadshow, Indonesia rights to PT Falcon and rights in Greece and Cyrus to Tanweer, according to the Hollywood Reporter exclusive.
The film was primarily shot in Alabama due to tax incentives, but there is at least one scene that was filmed in Arkansas – featuring one of Hot Springs’ bathhouses, Rolling Stone reports.
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