• Julia Roberts Drama ‘Ben Is Back' Acquired by Roadside, Lionsgate and LD

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate and LD Entertainment announced Monday their acquisition of the rights to “Ben Is Back,” a drama starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges.
    Directed and written by Peter Hedges , the film follows Ben Burns , a recovering 19-year-old addict who unexpectedly returns to her mother's house on Christmas Eve.Ben's mother, Holly , is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and Holly is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
    Courtney B. Vance and Kathryn Newton also star. Black...
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  • Julia Roberts Drama ‘Ben Is Back' Acquired By LD Entertainment, Lionsgate & Roadside

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    LD Entertainment , Lionsgate , and Roadside Attractions have partnered for the U.S. distribution of Ben Is Back starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges .
    The acquisition was announced by Mickey Liddell of LD Entertainment, Lionsgate President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions Jason Constantine, and Roadside Attractions co-founders Howard Cohen & Eric d'Arbeloff. The film is set for a December 7 release date.
    The drama was written by Oscar-nominated Peter Hedges ( What's Eatin...
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