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Participant Acquires Worldwide Rights to Rupert Wyatt’s ‘Captive State’

Participant Media Wins Auction For Rupert Wyatt’s ‘Captive State’

Deadline Hollywood -August 31, 2016

By Mike Fleming Jr.

EXCLUSIVE: In competitive bidding, Participant Media has acquired worldwide rights to Captive State, a package for a big-scale film that Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes helmer Rupert Wyatt will direct from a script he wrote with Erica Beeney. The project will be produced by David Crockett and Wyatt. Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King of Participant Media will executive produce. The picture will be released through Participant’s output deal with Amblin Partners, with Focus Features releasing domestically and eOne releasing in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain and the Benelux countries. Read more.