A year after the pic’s Sundance preem, Peace Arch has nabbed North American rights to coming-of-ager “The Mysteries of Pittsburgh,” based on the first book from Michael Chabon (“Wonder Boys”). The distrib will release it in the spring.
Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (“Dodgeball”), pic stars Jon Foster, Sienna Miller, Mena Suvari, Peter Sarsgaard and Nick Nolte. Michael London, Thor Benander and Jason Ajax Mercer produced.
Story follows a teen’s transformative summer with his mobster father, sometime girlfriend, a beautiful debutante and her thug boyfriend.
The film was co-financed by Axon Films, Sherazade Films and Visitor Pictures.
CAA brokered the deal with Peace Arch Home Entertainment.