First Look nabs ‘Chrystal’ rights

Thornton-starrer skedded for April release

First Look Media has acquired all North American rights to Ray McKinnon’s Southern Gothic pic “Chrystal.”

Billy Bob Thornton, Lisa Blount, Harry Dean Stanton, McKinnon and Walton Goggins co-star in the story of a man (Thornton) who returns home 16 years after an accident in which he lost his son and permanently injured his wife. He hopes to gain her forgiveness. Pic is skedded for an April theatrical release through First Look Pictures.

McKinnon won an Oscar for his short “The Accountant.”

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