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Cinedigm Entertainment Group has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to “Arthur Newman,” starring Colin Firth and Emily Blunt. The film, which had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, will be released theatrically in mid-2013, followed by digital, DVD and TV rollouts. Written by Becky Johnston ("Prince of Tides") and directed by first-time feature filmmaker Dante Ariola, “Arthur Newman” follows a divorced sad sack who fakes his own death, buys a new identity and falls in with an equally damaged woman looking for a new life. Read More: Cinedigm Grabs U.S. Rights to Ugandan Lgbt Doc 'Call Me Kuchu' Vertebra Film’s Mac Cappuccino and Cross Creek PicturesBrian Oliver produced along with Alisa Tager and Johnston. Andy Cappuccino, Helen Cappuccino, Natalie G. Hill, James Holt, Lisa Bruce and Eric Greenfeld are executive producers. “‘Arthur Newman’ is perfect for today's »


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