Film News Roundup: Benedict Cumberbatch Spy Drama ‘The Courier’ Set for August Launch
Lionsgate and sister company Roadside Attractions have set an Aug. 28 theatrical release for the spy drama “The Courier,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
Renée Zellweger Celebrates the Legacy of Judy Garland in Oscar Speech
The actress took the stage celebrating heroes, and her hero Garland. “This past year of conversations celebrating Judy Garland across generations and across cultures has been a really cool reminder that our heroes unite us,” Zellweger said. “The best among us, who inspire us to find the best in ourselves, when they unite us, when we look to our heroes, we agree, you know? And that matters.”
‘Judy’ Debuts To Pitch Perfect $3 Million, ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Flies High As #1 Indie Platform Release of 2019
Clang, clang, clang went the box office! The Roadside Attractions and LD Entertainment musical biopic Judy starring Renee Zellweger had an over-the-rainbow debut this weekend to the tune of an estimated $3,091,417. Even more good news — the stellar opening landed Judy in the #7 spot in the top 10 movies for the weekend.
Historical Epic ‘The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi’ Headed To U.S. In Roadside Attractions
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to The Warrior Queen of Jhansi, an historical epic that tells the true story of a young provincial queen in British-ruled 1850s India who became a symbol of resistance, leading her people into a battle that would ultimately change the shape of history.
Roadside Lands Shia LaBeouf Adventure Comedy 'The Peanut Butter Falcon
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Shia LaBeouf-led adventure comedy The Peanut Butter Falcon, which captured the Audience Award after its world premiere at SXSW in March.
Roadside Attractions, Screen Media Nab North American Rights To ‘Hope Gap’
Roadside Attractions has teamed with Screen Media for the North American distribution rights to Hope Gap, a family drama starring Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, and Josh O’Connor. Oscar-nominated screenwriter William Nicholson directed the film, which will be released in theaters sometime next year.