Rosario Dawson, Paul Dano star in indie drama

HOLLYWOOD — Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to “Explicit Ills,” starring Rosario Dawson and Paul Dano.

A Gotham theatrical release is set for March 6. The film will bow in Philadelphia on March 13 and in Los Angeles on March 20.

Indie pic marks the directing debut for thesp Mark Webber, who helmed and penned the script.

“Ills” preemed at the South By Southwest Film Fest last year, winning the audience award, and the Competition and Special Jury Award for cinematography for d.p. Patrice Lucien Cochet.

“Ills” follows four interconnecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia.

Peace Arch Entertainment produces and acquires feature films, television and home entertainment content for distribution worldwide.

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