Anchor Bay has acquired domestic rights to indie drama “The Open Road,” starring Jeff Bridges, Justin Timberlake, Kate Mara, Harry Dean Stanton, Lyle Lovett and Mary Steenburgen.
Pic’s produced by Odd Lot Entertainment and Perfect Weekend; Michael Meredith directed from his own script. Wim Wenders exec produces.
Story centers on a son faced with the challenge of fulfilling his mother’s dying wish to bring his estranged father to the hospital, with the father and son then obliged to re-examine their past.
Anchor Bay plans to release “Road” theatrically in the late summer.
Odd Lot’s financing a feature version of the play “Rabbit Hole” with Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart starring. Perfect Weekend’s got “Sleepwalking,” “Still Waters,” “Small Town Saturday Night” and “Branson,” a documentary premiering in competition at the Los Angeles Film Festival.