Blue Ant Studios acquires global rights for "Stormy" documentary

The documentary provides exclusive access to Stormy Daniels and profiles the woman who took on Donald Trump. Blue Ant will begin selling international rights in all territories.

15 APR 2024

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The canadian company Blue Ant Studio announced that it has obtained worldwide licensing rights for the documentary "Stormy"(1 x 120’| 2 x 60’) which provides an in-depth, unvarnished look into Stormy Daniels, as she shares her story and account of events that have become part of American history. The title is currently streaming on Peacock in the US; with Blue Ant Studios’ rights business overseeing international licensing. The deal with Blue Ant Studios was brokered by UTA on behalf of the production team.

Emmy-nominated producers Erin Lee Carr ("I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter") and producer/director, Sarah Gibson ("Orgasm Inc: The Story of One Taste") are the powerhouse team behind the explosive documentary, "Britney vs. Spears", which exposed the manipulation that pop star Britney Spears suffered under her family’s conservatorship. Stormy takes the audience behind the curtain as Stormy Daniels grapples with the bombshell that went off in her life five years earlier.

Lilla Hurst, Global Head of Acquisitions & Content Strategy, Blue Ant Studios referred to the political context of the documentary: Our team is thrilled to have international rights for this sought-after documentary produced by two renowned filmmakers who specialize in portraying the stories of women exploited and harmed by the legal system. This is an inside look with exclusive access into a David and Goliath battle and the consequences of being the voice of dissent against someone with ultimate power, a standing President. Audiences will see history through a new lens and walk away with an entirely different perspective", stated.

On the otrher hand, producer Erin Lee Carr praised the company: "Blue Ant Studios has an impressive track record working with documentary projects and turning them into global hits. They understand exactly what we were trying to accomplish by showing Stormy as a mother, an artist and an advocate working hard to reinvent herself and we are excited to be partnering with them to take Stormy’s story to a global audience," noted.