Lionsgate, Roadside Land ‘Miss You Already’ With Drew Barrymore (EXCLUSIVE)

Miss You Already
Courtesy of Cannes Film Festival

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are in final negotiations to acquire U.S. rights to the romantic comedy “Miss You Already,” starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, Variety has learned.

The film is directed by “Twilight’s” Catherine Hardwicke, and tells the story of two friends–one of whom discovers she’s pregnant as the other learns she has breast cancer.

“Miss You Already” was produced by Christopher Simon at S Films, with financing from New Sparta Films. The Salt Company handled international sales of the film at Cannes, and CAA worked on domestic rights.

Lionsgate had a prolific Cannes 2015, acquiring several high-profile projects, including “Genius,” starring Colin Firth and Jude Law; “Sea of Trees” (with Roadside), headlined by Matthew McConaughey; and “A Hologram for the King” (with Roadside and Saban), starring Tom Hanks.

The picture shot in England last fall, and co-stars British heartthrob Dominic Cooper and Jacqueline Bisset.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading