Banner closes rights for North America and Latin America on Greta Gerwig starrer
RT Features and Lila Yacoub, who exec produced Baumbach’s “Greenberg.” Fernando Loureiro and Lourenco Sant’Anna exec produce “Frances Ha” for RT Features. Pic debuted at Telluride, where Variety film critic Peter Debruge wrote that it delivers “an affectionate, stylishly black-and-white portrait of a still-unfledged Gotham gal,” and that with Baumbach’s help, Gerwig’s perf captures “the spirit of a generation in a film whose appeal should resonate well beyond the demographic it depicts.” UTA, led by Rich Klubeck and Rena Ronson, repped the filmmakers in the deal. Arianna Bocco repped IC.
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