A$AP Rocky’s Movie ‘Dope’ Sells To Sony, Open Road Films

Dope, a film produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker and starring, among others, A$AP Rocky, has reportedly sold for over $7 million, sources say. The film will be distributed domestically by Open Road Films and internationally by Sony; the companies reportedly edged out The Weinstein Co. at the 11th hour. The deal went down at Utah's annual Sundance Film Festival and includes a $20 million minimum commitment to marketing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Both figures would be among the largest at this year's festival. Written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa (Brown Sugar, Our Family Wedding), Dope follows a bookish high school ...

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