May 2, 2018 Arizona Acquired by RLJ Entertainment for North American Release
Premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Arizona is a new Dark Comedy gaining a good deal of attention. In fact, RLJE Films, a brand of RLJ Entertainment, has acquired all North American rights to Arizona, with a pending theatrical release planned for the summer of 2018. The directorial debut of Jonathan Watson (HBO’s Vice Principals), the film was written by Luke Del Tredici (FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine). Arizona stars
Danny McBride (Pineapple Express 2008), Rosemarie DeWitt (Poltergeist 2015), Luke Wilson (Idiocracy 2006), Elizabeth Gillies (CW’s Dynasty) and Kaitlin Olson (FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).
When asked about the new acquisition Mark Ward, Chief Acquisitions Officer for RLJE Films stated, “Arizona was loved by audiences at the Sundance Film Festival for its unique story with a comedic twist,” adding, “With the combination of a great cast and a smart screenplay, we’re excited let audiences experience Arizona
this summer.”Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, Arizona is a darkly comedic story that follows Cassie Fowler, a single mom and struggling realtor whose life goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder. Stay tuned for more details about the broad release.
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