Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Hustlers’ Acquired in Germany and Austria By Fred Kogel’s New Company

Variety | 9/17/2019 | Leo Barraclough
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Fred Kogel’s newly founded media company, as yet untitled, has struck an all-rights deal for Germany and Austria with STXfilms on “Hustlers,” starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu. The movie will be released in Germany via Universum Film on Dec. 5.

The pic, about a group of enterprising strippers, premiered to strong reviews at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this month and opened in the U.S. on Sept. 13 in the number two spot as the best performing new release, taking in $33.2 million in box office over its first weekend.

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“Hustlers,” whose cast also includes Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer and Lili Reinhart, follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film is inspired by the article published by New York magazine entitled “The Hustlers at Scores,” written by Jessica Pressler. Lorene Scafaria wrote the screenplay and directed the...
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