Apple TV has nabbed the rights to Coda at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival for a staggering 25 Million Dollar acquisition of the title.
Sources at the Sundance Film Festival say that writer-director Sian Heder has sold his film Coda for 25 million dollars to Apple TV. Coda was highly anticipated to debut as one of Sundance’s hottest titles, but the 25 million dollar pay day, has made it a historic buy. Coda is now the highest selling film in the entirety of Sundance Film Festival’s long running legacy. Coda premiered in the U.S. dramatic competition, follows Ruby (Emilia Jones) who is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and abandoning her family.
*CAA Media Finance and ICM Partners negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.