25 January 2013 4:38 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The biggest sale at Sundance this year -- "The Way, Way Back" -- began with a promise and ended with a fried egg sandwich. Producer Kevin J. Walsh, a former assistant to Scott Rudin, told the agents selling his movie that he'd make everyone food if they closed a big deal. But before he could cook, a bidding war broke out that would pit the favored Fox Searchlight against a half-dozen other studios, including Lionsgate, Paramount, Magnolia, FilmDistrict and Open Road. Fox Searchlight won out and paid one of the highest prices »


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