Anne Hathaway's 'Song One' Finds U.S. Distributor 4 Months After Sundance Premiere

 

Cinedigm and The Film Arcade have acquired the Anne Hathaway-starrer Song One.

The musical romance centering on the Brooklyn music scene follows the story of Franny (Hathaway) as she navigates the possibility of reconnecting with others in her life, including her brother and singer-songwriter hero.

The companies are eyeing a fall multiplatform release, with The Film Arcade handling theatrical distribution and Cinedigm overseeing all ancillary distribution.

FILM REVIEW: 'Song One'

The film, which screened at Sundance, comes from first-time feature writer/director Kate Barker-Froyland and also stars Johnny Flynn, Mary Steenburgen and Ben Rosenfield. It was produced by Christopher Woodrow and Molly Connors with executive producers Maria Cestone, Sarah E. Johnson and Hoyt David Morgan

"We love the authenticity of the family relationships, the romantic chemistry of the leads and the incredible role the original music plays in Kate's film," said The Film Arcade's Andy Bohn and Vincent Scordino, senior vp theatrical releasing for Cinedigm.

The deal was negotiated by Scordino with CAA representing the filmmakers. CAA also arranged financing for the film.

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