Cannes: ‘Bambi’ slasher adaptation from ‘Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey’ creators sells wide (exclusive)

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A low-budget, X-rated cinematic universe (twisted) of bloody adaptations of beloved childhood tales is taking shape.

Bambi: The Countfrom the makers of Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey (which grossed over $6 million globally after going viral), has sold to several international territories, with hopes that it could achieve the same success as his first microbudget slasher sensation. A mutated killer deer conspired to contain the vein cujo,

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Premiere Entertainment has distribution in Mexico and Latin America (Cinemax), Germany and Italy (Plian), France (Chrome Films), Benelux (The Movie Company), Scandinavia (Njuta Films), Russia/CIS (Voxel Films), and (Umbrella Films). ), Japan (HARK), Taiwan (AV-Jet), Middle East (Eagle Films), Turkey (BG Films), Pakistan (Cine Entertainment), India and Airlines (PictureWorks).

Bambi: The Count Based on the title character created by Felix Salten in his 1923 coming of age novel Bambi, A Life in the Woods, which has now entered the public domain. Scott Jeffrey is directing and producing with Rhys Frake-Waterfield for Jagged Edge Productions, while Stuart Elson and Nicole Holland serve as executive producers for ITN Studios.

ITN will handle distribution in North America with principal photography scheduled for the summer.

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