Bring on the Sheep Jokes…

Following a rousing reception at this year’s Toronto Film Festival, NZ film Black Sheep has sparked a “bidding frenzy” amongst distributors in Asia, Latin America and Europe. The film was recently acquired by IFC Entertainment and The Weinstein Company for theatrical release in North America, after equally intense negotiations. A horror-comedy in the vein of Peter Jackson’s Bad Taste and Braindead, Black Sheep is about a murderous pack of genetically mutated sheep. It is written and directed by Jonathan King and features special effects by Wellington’s Weta Workshop.


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Charlotte Rampling at Centre of Likeable Juniper

Charlotte Rampling at Centre of Likeable Juniper

“Juniper is a drama with black comic edges about a fragmented family, and the unexpectedly life-affirming influence of its particularly tetchy matriarch. In the lead role is Charlotte Rampling, an actor…