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4 items from 2014


Downton Abbey gets a touch of the 21st century with Downtonisms app

6 October 2014 4:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We all love a good Downton one-liner - but now there's no need to imitate the Dowager Countess's witty remarks.

A new app of Downtonisms has launched on iOS and Android, offering over 160 quotes from 12 of the show's characters.

Everything from the countess saying, "Vulgarity is no substitute for wit" to Lady Mary's "I should hate to be predictable" can be heard on the soundboard app.

Fans can also test themselves with a quiz to match quotes with the characters.

"The nation's love affair with Downton Abbey shows no sign of stopping, so we wanted to find a fun way for fans to interact with the show beyond the TV set in their living room," said NBCUniversal's Dominic Burns.

"One of the beautiful things about Downton Abbey is the way comedic one-liners cut though the often tense drama with sharp wit and wonderful irreverence. Now fans of the show can »

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Buyers shoot for Allies

11 June 2014 9:21 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Parkland Pictures records deals with Entertainment One (eOne) for UK & North America and Zylo for France on WWII action film [pictured].

Parkland Pictures has recorded deals on Allies.

Rights for Dominic Burns’ WWII action film have gone to Entertainment One (eOne) for UK & North America and Zylo for France.

Joel Kennedy and Dan Fisher negotiated the deal for eOne with John Cairns and Pierre-Louis Manes-Murphy for Parkland Pictures and Andy Thompson for Summerwood Media.

Set in 1944 and inspired by true events, Allies follows British commandos led by a Us captain on a mission behind enemy lines that could shorten the war.

Julian Overden, Chris Reilly, Edmund Kingsley and Matt Willis star in the film, produced by Thompson and written by Jeremy Sheldon.

Burns commented: “Couldn’t be happier to be working with the distributor of some of my favourite films; eOne is an incredibly exciting company, I’m immensely proud of Allies and I couldn’t imagine »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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Monster Pictures and Uncork'd Entertainment Ascend Devil's Tower

22 May 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Jason Mewes in a zombie flick?! Yep, that's the in-a-nutshell premise of Devil's Tower, which has just been scooped up for distribution in various territories. Put down that joint and read on for full details!

Per Screen Daily, Monster Pictures has acquired UK and Australian rights to the film, which is the debut feature of Owen Tooth. Canadian and North American rights were picked up by Uncork'd Entertainment.

In Devil's Tower, Jason Mewes plays Sid, whose friend goes missing. He and new girl Sarah investigate the disappearance in their tower block, and uncover the secret of a vengeful ghost possessing a horde of zombies. They must fight for their lives - and their souls.

Roxanne Pallett, Frances Ruffelle, Jessica-Jane Stafford and Emma Buckley also star.

Dominic Burns produced under his company Hawthorn Productions, along with Templeheart Media.

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Monster scales Devil's Tower

22 May 2014 3:43 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Horror [pictured], starring Jason Mewes, has also sold to North America.

Monster Pictures has acquired UK and Australian rights to Devil’s Tower.

Owen Tooth’s debut feature stars Jason Mewes and was shot in the UK. Dominic Burns produced under his company Hawthorn Productions, along with Templeheart Media.

Uncork’d Entertainment has also picked up North American/Canadian rights to the horror.

The producers are optimistic on further deals before the market closes. »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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