Another week, another round of release date changes for an assortment of films – this week mostly festival entries from last Fall and Sundance last month finally finding berths for a U.S. theatrical release.
Bleecker Street has set its high profile Sundance acquisition, the Keira Knightley-led “Colette,” for a limited release on September 21st. Another Sundance pickup, Debra Granik’s “Leave No Trace,” will get a June 29th opening.
They’ve also locked in the Rosamund Pike-led “Beirut” for April 11th, the period drama “On Chesil Beach” for a limited release on May 18th, the Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek-led prison drama remake of “Papillon” on August 24th, and the Hilary Swank-led “What They Had” on October 12th. All will be limited releases bar “Beirut” and “Papillon” which will go wide.
Amazon Studios has set an October 12th platform release for Felix van Groeningen’s meth addiction drama “Beautiful Boy” starring Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet.
Finally, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American and Latin American rights to Rupert Everett’s dying days of Oscar Wilde film “The Happy Prince” which premiered at Sundance. A late 2018 release is planned.