March 28, 2010

'Restrepo' gets picked up for distribution!

One of the big winners at Sundance has been purchased, according to this in The Hollywood Reporter:

National Geographic Entertainment has picked up the U.S. theatrical rights to "Restrepo," the documentary that follows a platoon of American soldiers in Afghanistan from journalists Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger.

Winner of the Sundance Film Festival's grand jury documentary prize, the film is set for release July 2. National Geographic Channel, which took worldwide TV rights earlier this year, will broadcast it in the fall.

"Restrepo" is an Outpost Films Production in association with National Geographic Channel. Executive producers are John Battsek and Nick Quested.

-I look forward to seeing this...


  1. Everyone who's seen this has raved about it, so it could be very interesting to see...

  2. FYI It was given a release date for 7/2/2010

  3. Indeed, it's mentioned in the post...