Paramount Pictures purchased the film for $12.5 million at the Toronto International Film Festival
Saban Films, Bleecker Street, A24 and Radius were all active but Paramount walked away a big winner
The Toronto hit scored around $12.5 million, a source told TheWrap
Toronto 2014: Chris Rock captures his comic persona with a raucous flick, while Noah Baumbach gives Ben Stiller a meaty role
The movie sparked a bidding war between studios
He will, kind of
"The View" co-host exits the ABC daytime talk show Aug. 8
The show draws a huge cable audience and generates nearly 11 million tweets
The stand-up comic did not disappoint in monologue welcoming viewers to "the black World Cup"
Nicki Minaj wins Best Female Hip Hop Artist for fifth year
Meyers was genuinely shocked when Rock came up behind him during his opening monologue
The "Parks and Recreation" star will become only the 8th comedian to headline a show at the New York landmark
Kevin Hart and Tracy Morgan are also set to appear at the event on June 29
Author talks to Pryor's passed-out drunk about lost hope, alcoholism and why the N-word isn't an affectionate term
The comedian is unveiled as awards show emcee during Wednesday's "106 & Park"
"Saturday Night Live" writer Leslie Jones' slavery jokes drew outrage from viewers across social media
Comedy kudos fest airs May 8 on NBC
Bette Midler, Chris Rock and Josh Groban play the NBA scandal for laughs, while actress Sophia Bush calls Sterling "pathetic"
NBC's handling of the last two "Tonight Show" transitions could come back to bite it -- hard
Comedian plays to his strengths; cold open on Obamacare falls flat
"My initial intention was to make a few of these silly little things for the stand-up comedy obsessed like myself," Seinfeld tells TheWrap
Rob Letterman is directing the DreamWorks Animation film, which will also feature the voice of Thomas Middleditch
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally will host the festival's feature film awards ceremony
Louis C.K., Jay Leno, Patton Oswalt and Todd Barry will also get in on the caffeination
Universal and Imagine plan to start production this summer following the NBA playoffs
On sharing a bed with tigers: "When they fart, they smell they hell"
A final, best-of episode will air Sunday
Different techniques are useful -- depending on the medium you're working in
An inevitable attempt to pull an Eminem requires a black Elton John
They hate it...they really, really, really, really hate it