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FilmNation Talks Biggest Ever Sundance Slate, 2020 Production Plans & A New Jonestown Movie From A Park City Regular

Exclusive: Glen Basner’s FilmNation has made waves at recent Sundance Film Festivals with mega sales for The Big Sick and Late Night. This year the indie stalwart is in Park City with its biggest ever production presence at a festival.

The lineup comprises Benedict Cumberbatch Cold War drama Ironbark, Sean Durkin’s Martha Marcy May Marlene follow-up The Nest starring Jude Law, and Carey Mulligan thriller Promising Young Woman from Killing Eve season 2 show-runner Emerald Fennell. Also playing is Julianne Moore-fronted Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias, which is a sales title.

Staying alive as an ambitious independent film company is something of a high-wire act these days. So to thrive for as long as FilmNation has sets them apart from many. In a wide-ranging interview, we sat down with President of Production Ben Browning to discuss the company’s growing production ambitions, their green-lighting process and what’s

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