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Focus World Buys Sam Rockwell-Anna Kendrick Comedy ‘Mr. Right’

Focus World has acquired U.S. rights to the Sam Rockwell-Anna Kendrick comedy “Mr. Right,” the closing night film at this year’s Toronto Film Festival.

Focus World did not indicate when it would release “Mr. Right,” in which Kendrick’s character falls in love with a perfect guy who turns out to be an international hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

The film is directed by Paco Cabezas from a script written by Max Landis. Supporting cast includes Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount, Michael Eklund and RZA as Shotgun Steve.

Production companies are Amasia Entertainment and Circle of Confusion Production in association with 3311 Productions. OProducesr are Bradley Gallo, Michael Helfant, Lawrence Mattis and Rick Jacobs. Executive producers include William Gallo, Allen Church, Mark Roberts, Jennifer Dana, Ross Jacobson, Sheldon Rabinowitz, Stephen Emery, Max Landis and Avram Butch Kaplan.

The deal was negotiated by Anjay Nagpal, Beth Lemberger and Gene Kang with CAA.  Sierra/Affinity is overseeing international rights to the film.

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