• Tessa Thompson Western ‘Little Woods' Roped in by Neon

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    NEON has acquired the domestic rights to Nia Dacosta's feminist neo-Western “Little Woods,” which stars Tessa Thompson as a modern day renegade who skirts the law to help the poor.
    Taking place in an oil town in present-day North Dakota, “Little Woods” follows Ollie , a woman who jumps across the border to bring Canadian healthcare and medication to help struggling residents who can't afford America's expensive health insurance. When the authorities catch on, Ollie plans to abort her mission, only to be dragged even deeper when her sister asks for help.
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  • Neon Acquires Nia DaCosta's ‘Little Woods' After Tribeca Bow

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Neon has acquired North American rights to Little Woods , the feminist Western pic written and directed by Nia DaCosta that had its world premiere at this spring's Tribeca Film Festival. Tessa Thompson , Lily James , Luke Kirby, James Badge Dale and Lance Reddick star.
    The plot centers on two sisters, Ollie and Deb , who are driven to work outside the law to better their lives. For years, Ollie has illicitly helped the struggling residents of her North...
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