Some of our biggest stars braved the snow this past weekend to take in the festivities of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
The cast of ‘Birth Of A Nation’ was in attendance for the premiere of the film, which made history by scoring the biggest deal in Sundance film history.
It’s being reported that Fox Spotlight dropped a record-breaking $17.5 million to acquire worldwide rights of the film!
‘Birth Of A Nation’ tells the story of Nat Turner, a former slave in America, who leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites. Nate Parker, who stars in the film as Nat Turner, wrote, produced, and directed the film. It ultimately had a $10 million production budget, which led Parker to petition financiers to invest in the film.
The cast also includes Gabrielle Union, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Penelope Ann Miller, and Aunjanue Ellis.
Congrats to the entire team!