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Jason Ritter’s ‘About Alex’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to ensemble drama “About Alex” following its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Jason Ritter, Aubrey Plaza, Max Greenfield, Nate Parker, Max Minghella, Maggie Grace and Jane Levy star. The film will receive a day-and-date release in theaters and on VOD on Aug. 8.

“About Alex” is directed by Jesse Zwick from his own script and produced by Adam Saunders. Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz are the exec producers.

The story involves a circle of twentysomething friends who reunite for a weekend away after Alex, portrayed by Ritter, suffers an emotional breakdown.

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