Miramax & Paramount Swap Country

Paramount Vantage and Miramax Films have swapped places in their distribution plans for Joel and Ethan Coen’s adaptation of the 2005 Cormac McCarthy novel “No Country for Old Men” reports Variety.

Miramax will now handle its domestic distribution, while Par Vantage will take over international. The film is expected to be launched at the Cannes Film Festival in May.

Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem star. The Coens wanted to release the film in the Fall, which Vantage wasn’t keen on but Miramax was happy to accomodate.