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‘Jane,’ YA Thriller Starring Madelaine Petsch, Chlöe Bailey, and Melissa Leo, Sells to Blue Fox Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Blue Fox Entertainment has acquired the worldwide rights to “Jane,” a YA thriller starring “Riverdale’s” Madelaine Petsch. The cast also includes Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Chlöe Bailey, Oscar-winning actress Melissa Leo, and model Chloe Yu. Blue Fox Entertainment will release “Jane” theatrically this fall, with the film debuting simultaneously on Creator+. For the unfamiliar, Creator+ produces feature-length films in partnership with digital creators and monetizes through their fanbases across mobile, web and connected TV. Blue Fox will introduce the film to international buyers at the Cannes Film Festival this month.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Measure of Revenge’ on VOD, a Sloppy Psycho-thriller Pairing Bella Thorne and Melissa Leo

Now on VOD, Measure of Revenge pairs Oscar winner Melissa Leo with Disney-sweetheart-turned-badass Bella Thorne, and before you puzzle over that duo, keep in mind they’ve both been rather prolific as of late in the low-budget/indie film realm. This one’s no different – it’s a cheapo thriller from a first-time director known only as Peyfa – likely a pseudonym – and curiously, it features no credited screenwriter. Are those red flags I see? (Short answer: Yes indeed.) MEASURE OF REVENGE: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? The Gist: Lillian (Leo) is overjoyed. Her son Curtis (Jake Weary) is out of rehab. They’re...
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‘Measure of Revenge’ Review: Melissa Leo Joins Forces With Uncredited Screenwriter on This Bafflingly Bad Thriller

Click here to read the full article. The first sign of trouble is the credits. In addition to the director using an alias — not necessarily a bad thing, as talented helmers like Kogonada and Daniels can attest — whoever wrote “Measure of Revenge” chose to go uncredited. It doesn’t take long to see why: A mess from start to finish, this would-be thriller about a mother seeking vengeance (Melissa Leo) never comes close to raising the pulse but does raise more than a few eyebrows along the way. That it stars an Oscar winner only makes the whole thing...
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