Relativity Studios has made an initial offer on “The Bronze,” sources confirm to Variety.
Other studios are also circling the raunchy comedy, although it’s not clear if any other bids are in. The film, about a failed Olympic gymnast opened the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday.
A24 is among the interested studios, but some potential bidders, such as Focus Features and Lionsgate have opted to stay out of the running, according to a knowledgable individuals.
Studio executives and producers who saw the film are divided on its commercial prospects. One thought it was too risqué to attract a crowd, while another thought that it offered enough big laughs to be an indie breakout.
There’s also the possibility that Sony, which backed the film, could decide to keep it and distribute it.