Sundance gets its first sale
Davis Guggenheim’s documentary entitled “Waiting for Superman,” which covers the crisis in public education in the U.S., has already been acquired by Paramount Vantage, making it the first sale of Sundance 2010. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film was financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the team who also helmed the Oscar-winning “An Inconvenient Truth.”
Vantage plans to release the film in the U.S. in the fall. The doc has big names behind the success of it, including interviews with philanthropist Bill Gates, Geoffrey Canada, and Michelle Rhee and even coined John Legend to compose the end credits song.
To read more go to The Hollywood Reporter.