SXSW: Netflix Acquires Duplass Brothers-Produced 6 Years For Around $1 Million


In the first piece of major acquisition news from SXSW, Netflix has picked up yet another Duplass brothers project: 6 Years. The film, written and directed by A Teacher's Hannah Fidell, is the story of a tumultuous relationship between two young lovers starring American Horror Story's Taissa Farmiga and Boardwalk Empire's Ben Rosenfield. This acquisition is in addition to the four-film deal that the Duplasses signed with Netflix at Sundance. Deadline reports that the film was acquired in the low seven figures or "around $1 million."