Amazon Wins ‘The Big Sick’ Bidding War With $12 Million Buy — Sundance 2017

Amazon has won a fierce bidding war for filmmaker Michael Showalter’s “The Big Sick,” paying $12 million for the U.S. rights to the dramatic comedy. The bidding reached $10 million late on Friday night, with Amazon, Netflix, Fox Searchlight and Focus Features all in the hunt. – Graham Winfrey, IndieWire