Bright Star Lands US Distribution

Bill Pohlad and Bob Berney’s new North American distribution venture has bought US rights to Jane Campion’s “Bright Star” says Screen Daily.

Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw star in the story of the love affair between John Keats and Fanny Brawne.

Jan Chapman and Caroline Hewitt produced the feature which will premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival this week.