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Martin Scorsese-backed 'Green Dragons' to get VOD-first release
Martin Scorsese-backed 'Green Dragons' to get VOD-first release

Martin Scorsese is bringing another gritty, New York-set gangster tale to the big screen, this time as executive producer of "Revenge of the Green Dragons" — but before it hits the multiplex, it'll be playing on an HDTV near you. "Dragons" has been acquired by indie distributor A24 and satellite TV provider DirecTV, the companies announced Wednesday. And in the latest example of distributors looking outside indie-film's traditional day-and-date strategy, DirecTV will immediately follow the film's world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival with an exclusive 30-day VOD window on DirecTV beginning Sept. 11, before A24 releases the film...

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