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Film News Roundup: Samuel Goldwyn Buys Singapore’s ‘Buffalo Boys’ for North America (Exclusive)

Film News Roundup: Samuel Goldwyn Buys Singapore’s ‘Buffalo Boys’ for North America (Exclusive)

In today’s film news roundup, “Buffalo Boys” gets Us distribution, Full Moon Empire buys a library, “Invincible” gets cast and a Liechtenstein-based film fund is announced.

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Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired the North American rights to Mike Wiluan’s western “Buffalo Boys,” Singapore’s entry in the foreign-language Academy Awards category, Variety has learned exclusively.

The film stars Yoshi Sudarso, Ario Bayu, Pevita Pearce, Tio Pakusadewo, Conan Stevens and Reinout Bussemaker. “Buffalo Boys” will be released in theaters and VOD on Jan. 11.

The film begins in 19th Century Java as a brutal massacre and the murder of a sultan forces the sultan’s brother and infant sons to flee to the American Wild West. After working the railroads and learning the cowboy way of life, the boys return to their homeland to avenge their father’s death.

Buffalo Boys” was produced by Mike Wiluan, Huang Junxiang, Tan Fong Cheng,

See full article on Variety