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Sony Aquires St. Trinian's

Sony Pictures has just purchased the U.S. video and TV rights to the hit UK comedy remake - St. Trinian's from independent film distributor NeoClassics Films.

NeoClassics, who acquired U.S. rights to "St. Trinian's" from Ealing Studios, will be distributing the film theatrically in the U.S. this summer.

The film is a remake of the 1950s Ealing classic "The Belles of St. Trinian's" and stars Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Russell Brand, Gemma Arterton, Lena Headey, Caterina Murino and Stephen Fry.

Directed by Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson, "St. Trinian's" tells the twisted story of a dysfunctional British girls' boarding school and its equally twisted parents, teachers and administrators. The film reached proved popular during it's UK release, grossing more than £15 million in it's theatrical run.

Ealing Studios has announced it will produce a sequel this summer, "St. Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold."

source: Variety

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