A reprise of recent news stories about Derby Street Film fund
The projects on this page are in
development with our second fund, DSF II, unless otherwise stated.
Scroll down for a brief update on the progress of the latest fund,
Variety splashes exclusively as director John Moore comes on board for the making of The
Englishman. And more detail from trade-press Coming Soon.
Front page of Screen International at Cannes - deal with Oscar-winning James Marsh,
co-developing and producing The Girl
With The Clock Heart.
of the Living is being written by Olivier Megaton
(Taken 2). A female lead is
being attached. Production slated for summer, in Miami.
Club Fed will star Jason
Bateman (Horrible Bosses and Identity
Thief) and Vince Vaughn. The script is by Peter
Steinfeld (21 and Analayze
Englishman will be directed by John Moore (A Good Day
to Die Hard). Scripted by Bill Wisher (Terminator
2), the film will be shortly be cast, with production
slated for the fall of 2013.
Cinderella is an action thriller, which will star
Gina Carano (Haywire, Fast and Furious 6
- and In The Blood). Gina's notes
are being incorporated in the script, and we hope to get this film
into production before the end of 2013.
The UK's Independent looks at our business model ahead of the
Cannes festival of 2012. An earlier greeting from Variety. Again in Britain, as seen in The Guardian. The Sunday Telegraph opines on our second
'It's all about taking a book and making that into a script, or
just an original idea and creating a script.'
talks to The Motley Fool
"When the movie gets made, we get paid." And to The Investors
'It's very definitely good news for the British film industry.'
conversation with the London Evening Standard.
Derby Street Films announces the launch of Derby Street Films
Following the success of its first two vehicles, Derby Street
Films is launching its third fund, Derby Street Films III Limited
DSF III is looking to raise £2 million, which will be invested
in 25 film projects over three years. As with the first two
vehicles, the focus will be on developing projects with major
Hollywood producers and directors. The new vehicle has preliminary
approval from HMRC in the UK, thus allowing investors to gain tax
benefits under the Enterprise Investment Scheme.