CPG Lands “Phillip Morris” Distribution

Consolidated Pictures Group has acquired distribution rights to the Jim Carrey black comedy “I Love You Phillip Morris” says Variety.

“Bad Santa” writer/directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa penned the story which features Carrey as a married conman who falls in love with his cellmate (Ewan McGregor).

The film premiered at Sundance to very good reviews and will have its European premiere in Cannes, but the edgy subject matter which notably pushes boundaries has meant the project has struggled to find distribution.

The company has now set a Valentine’s Day 2010 release for the feature.