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Hustle & Flow sells for biggest buy ever at Film Festival


Ludacris said it best when he broke the big news midway through his performance at a packed club last week: “Let’s hear it for ‘Hustle & Flow. We made it for $2 million and just sold it for $9 million.”

Memphis, TN (MemphisRap.com) — Director and Memphis’ own Craig Brewer’s Hustle & Flow film was alarmingly popular at it’s recent Sundance Film Festival debut. The movie won the Dramatic Audience Award and sold for the biggest purchase ever at the film festival to Paramount Pictures for a whooping $9.5 million in conjunction with its Viacom sibling MTV Films.

Ludacris said it best when he broke the big news midway through his performance at a packed club last week: “Let’s hear it for ‘Hustle & Flow. We made it for $2 million and just sold it for $9 million.”

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