In a Battle with Amazon’s Prime, Apple Original Films Landed a new film titled ‘Flora and Son’ at the Sundance Film Festival and more

Apple has confirmed Deadline’s scoop on winning an all-night bidding war with Amazon Prime for John Carney’s “Flora and Son.” Oil has signed the label’s biggest Sundance Film Festival deal since it acquired CODA in 2021. Actor Troy Cosser.

Apple’s movie label, which was founded three years ago, paid CODA $25 million, less for Flora and Son, but it’s certainly an expensive purchase at nearly $20 million. That’s more than his $15 million that Apple paid the grand jury award winner at last year’s Sundance. chacha real smooth.

result ofFlora and son The auction was everyone’s guess until early this morning when Apple and Amazon were battling over the title.

The Flora and Son deal gives Apple another potential contender for next season’s awards season, alongside the epic Killers of the Flower Moon. The Martin Scorsese-directed Eric Roth-scripted adaptation of David Grann’s book starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro might have been a contender for this awards season, but Scorsese has more time. Read the full Deadline report for more details.

On the other side, Apple was recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a deeply moving film that celebrates the human condition. The Apple Original Film was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Brian Tyree Henry.

Apple was also nominated for Best Animated Short for “The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse”.

This meant that despite hopes of a great Oscar for director Antoine Fuqua and starring Will Smith, the release never materialized.Academy voters slapped from the last Oscar, which resulted in Smith being banned from the Academy for a decade. was apparently turned off by

Matt Dentler, Head of Features for Apple Original Films, said: “At Apple, our creative ambition is to deliver powerful stories that celebrate our shared humanity to audiences around the world. , I am pleased to acknowledge the inspiring film: The Beauty and Discovery of Friendship. We are very proud of it.” For more information, see Apple’s full press release.

Finally, Apple TV+ announced today, from Legendary Entertainment, the new multilingual French-Japanese drama Drops of God, based on the New York Times best-selling Japanese manga series of the same name, created and written by the award-winning Tadashi. announced the worldwide acquisition of all 8 episodes of . Drawn by Shu Okimoto and published by Kodansha. For more information on this new series, read Apple’s full press release.

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