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Exclusive: Production on the comedy has kicked off in Marrakech, Morocco. Open Road will distribute in the Us in spring 2015 and Qed International handled sales.

As Screen first reported in Cannes, Bill Block’s Qed International licensed a slew of rights to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and now Block’s team has closed remaining territories.

Rights have gone for Germany, Benelux and Switzerland (Splendid), Australia (StudioCanal), Japan (Klockworx), Scandinavia (Mis.label), Italy (Eagle), Canada (Vvs) and Portugal (Lusomundo).

Deals also closed in South Korea (Sookie), Middle East (Gulf), Malaysia (Antenna), Turkey (Aqua), Singapore (Cathay-Keris), Iceland (Sam), Greece (Faliro House Productions), Israel (United King), South Africa (Mnet), Vietnam (RainFilm) and airlines (Cinesky).

Spwa picked up the UK, Latin America, Spain, Eastern Europe and pan-Asia satellites.

Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Scott Caan, Zooey Deschanel and Leem Lubany also star in the story of a washed-out rock manager who submits a young Pashtun singer into Afghanistan’s version »


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