eOne US Sets Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis' for August Theatrical Release
Briefly: Its been confirmed and announced via indieWire that Entertainment One (eOne) Films US will be releasing David Cronenberg's new existential dark drama Cosmopolis theatrically in the US in August. The film already opened in France and is opening in Canada tomorrow, following its late-in-the-fest Cannes Film Festival premiere (my review), so the US will be the last to get a chance to see it on August 17th. Robert Pattinson stars as Eric Packer, a financial billionaire who takes his stretch limo around the busy streets of New York City, just to get a haircut. Cronenberg fans won't want to miss seeing it in theaters. More below!
David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis has been set on the release schedule for August 17th, opening in New York and Los Angeles at first, expanding into additional markets soon after. In related news, CBS Films moved up Sundance drama The Words, starring Bradley Cooper, from September 21st to the 7th, opening it earlier in the month. From Cannes as well, THR reports that IFC Midnight has finally acquired US distribution on David Cronenberg's son Brandon's first film Antiviral, which premiered there to mixed reviews. These two new Cannes Cronenberg films both have the potential to become cult classics quickly. Both are worth seeing.