"Newly launched production company Flying Fish signs three year multi-picture distribution deal with Entertainment Film Distributors"
LONDON, UK – 11 March 2021: Newly launched independent entertainment production company Flying Fish, a joint venture between Fred Films’ James Spring and filmmakers Nick Moorcroft and Meg Leonard, has signed a three-year multi-picture distribution deal with leading UK theatrical distribution company Entertainment Film Distributors (EFD), it was announced today.
The deal will cover Flying Fish’s upcoming slate. This includes a Fisherman’s Friends sequel, currently in pre-production, and the recently announced untitled biopic on the inspirational life of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, with the company acquiring rights to his inspirational life story after a heated industry bidding war last year. Moorcroft and Leonard are co-writing original screenplays for both films.
"Edward Hall’s adaptation of Noel Coward’s play Blithe Spirit is one of a handful of films that made its way to theaters and digital this weekend. The IFC Films pic starring Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Leslie Mann and Judi Dench had a noteworthy opening in 239 theaters across the U.S., grossing an estimated $98,100. The film also managed to hit Apple Movies’ indie movie chart. It also broke the top five in the comedies section top 10 overall. Not too shabby."