‘Free Solo’ Administrators Signal Deal With Nationwide Geographic to Make New Movies


Following the award-winning success of their documentary Free Solo, administrators Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi have signed a first-look take care of Nationwide Geographic to create new initiatives.

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The brand new deal is with the duo’s manufacturing firm, Little Monster Movies, and can embrace unscripted sequence and specials, together with function documentaries for Nationwide Geographic, in keeping with Deadline. The’ve introduced in movie govt Anna Barnes to spearhead initiatives, naming her vp of growth and manufacturing.

The primary challenge on the docket is a function documentary for Nationwide Geographic. Nonetheless, no particulars have been launched but.

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“Nationwide Geographic provided unconditional help and enthusiasm for Free Solo from day one, and we really couldn’t have requested for higher companions,” stated Vasarhelyi and Chin concerning the deal. “We’re excited to have an outlet to develop our manufacturing firm’s work in tv, increasing the tales we’re capable of inform, in addition to a accomplice for our subsequent function doc.”

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The directing duo has been holding busy since Free Solo was launched. (It received the Oscar for Greatest Documentary Function, and received all seven awards it was nominated for on the Artistic Emmy Awards.) Chin and Vasarhelyi signed on to direct an adaptation of Jonas Bonnier’s true crime ebook The Helicopter Heist for Netflix. Jake Gyllenhaal’s manufacturing firm beforehand purchased the rights to the ebook, and he’ll probably star in it. The film can be the primary non-documentary function for Chin and Vasarhely.

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