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Collaborative Studio JuntoBox Greenlights Boxing Drama ‘The Driver’

AFM Briefs: Vision Films Nabs Veterans Docu ‘Comedy Warriors’ With Galifianakis, Saget, More; ‘For A Woman’ Goes To Film Movement; ‘Reclaim’, ‘Barely Lethal’ Secure Financing From 120DB Films, ‘Sharon 1.2.3.’ Adds Matt BushAFM Briefs: Vision Films Nabs Veterans Docu ‘Comedy Warriors’ With Galifianakis, Saget, More; ‘For A Woman’ Goes To Film Movement; ‘Reclaim’, ‘Barely Lethal’ Secure Financing From 120DB Films, ‘Sharon 1.2.3.’ Adds Matt Bush

Upstart film studio JuntoBox Films has chosen the next project it will develop from its unique fan and filmmaker social community. George Richards’ The Driver will be the fifth feature developed by JuntoBox, co-chair Forest Whitaker announced today at Film Independent’s LA Film Festival. Pic follows a down on his luck boxer turned getaway driver left with a dead partner and a duffle bag of cash after a heist gone wrong. Alex Ardenti will direct. JuntoBox, founded in 2012 with a focus on microbudgeted feature films sourced from its community and offering mentorship and distribution services to its network of filmmakers, just wrapped Sacrifice starring Dermot Mulroney and Melora Walters. This summer the studio will choose a comedy project, followed by an action/sci-fi pic in September and a horror film in November.

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