Sundance 2017: Netflix Acquires Dee Rees’ ‘Mudbound’ for $12.5 Million (Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige & Rob Morgan Star)

Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan appear in Mudbound by Dee Rees, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. © 2016 Sundance Institute |photo by Steve Dietl.

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival now officially over, Netflix has acquired Dee Rees’ latest directorial effort, “Mudbound,” for $12.5 million. The film made its World Premiere at the annual premiere event for American independent cinema. A big-screen adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s 2009… Continue Reading

Dee Rees’ Tamar-kali-Scored ‘Mudbound’ Receives 2017 Dolby Sound Fellowship, Promising Expressive Soundscapes

Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan appear in Mudbound by Dee Rees, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. © 2016 Sundance Institute |photo by Steve Dietl.

Sundance Institute and the Dolby Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced that “Mudbound,” cowritten, directed, and executive produced by Dee Rees, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship. This… Continue Reading