Peter Strickland‘s horror film “In Fabric” will finally get a theatrical release via A24 on December 6th. Set during a department store’s winter sale, Marianne Jean-Baptiste stars as a lonely divorcee who ends up cursed by a scarlet dress that corrupts their lives. Hayley Squires also stars.
A24 has set a November 1st limited release for “Krisha” and “It Comes at Night” director Trey Edward Shults’ “Waves”. Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, the film follows a suburban African-American family – led by a well-intentioned but domineering father – as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. Sterling K. Brown and Lucas Hedges star.
Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Darren Lynn Bousman’s “Death of Me” starring Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth as a couple on an exotic holiday who awaken one morning with a hangover and no recollection of what transpired. When playing back the video of their previous night, they learn they participated in a ritual that somehow ended with the husband murdering the wife – though she’s actually very much alive.
Fox Searchlight has preemptively acquired North American rights to Armando Iannucci’s “The Personal History of David Copperfield” which will have its world premiere at Toronto next month ahead of a 2020 theatrical release. Iannucci and Simon Blackwell penned this adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic novel starring Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse, Aneurin Barnard, Daisy May Cooper, Morfydd Clark, Benedict Wong, Gwendoline Christie, Anthony Welsh and Rosalind Eleazar.
Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man” remake has been moved up two weeks and will now open February 28th through Universal Pictures & Blumhouse. Elisabeth Moss stars as a woman who receives the news of the suicide of her abusive ex-boyfriend (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). She begins to re-build her life for the better but her sense of reality is put into question when she begins to suspect her deceased lover is not actually dead.
Deon Taylor’s thriller “Fatale” has been acquired by Lionsgate. Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter and Tyrin Turner star in the story of a married man who finds himself living a nightmare as he is relentlessly compromised, out-witted and morally manipulated by a mysterious woman with whom he had a wild one night stand. How far will he go to save his marriage from his mistake?
Finally, Samuel Goldwyn Films has taken North American rights to Agnieszka Holland’s period thriller “Mr. Jones”. Set on the eve of World War II, James Norton plays an ambitious young journalist who travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the Soviet propaganda machine. There he receives a tip, about a deadly famine in Ukraine that could expose an international conspiracy and cost him his life. Vanessa Kirby and Peter Sarsgaard co-star.
Source: Box-Office Mojo