Sony Buys Kelly Reichardt Drama Starring Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has bought worldwide rights for Kelly Reichardt’s untitled Montana-set drama, starring Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and James LeGros.

The film, which revolves around the lives of people in a small town, is based on short stories by Maile Meloy. Shooting in Montana wrapped recently. Stewart portrays a lawyer from Boise, Idaho, who takes a teaching job several hours from her house. She develops a friendship with a local woman who’s auditing her class.

Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani are producing the project. Reichardt most recently directed “Night Moves” with Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning.

The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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