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Park City, Ut, January 25 – Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films, announced today that the Company has acquired all North American rights to Newlyweeds, the debut feature written and directed by Shaka King. Produced by Jim Wareck, Michael Mathews, Shaka King and Gbenga Akinnagbe, with Andy Sawyer and Neil Katz serving as executive producers, Newlyweeds just enjoyed its world premiere in the NEXTsection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, which concludes this weekend. Phase 4 is planning a day and date theatrical and VOD release for the movie this summer. The deal was negotiated by Phase 4’s Larry Greenberg and Katharyn Howe with Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films on behalf of the filmmakers. “We are thrilled to be working with Shaka on his first feature. Newlyweeds is an audience pleaser and we are looking forward to exposing it to audiences nationwide,” said Meyerowitz. In Newlyweeds, a Brooklyn repo-man and his »


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