Steve Carell's 'Foxcatcher' Gets Release Date

Sony Pictures Classics

Sony Pictures Classics will open the drama directed by Bennett Miller on Nov. 14, following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

Sony Pictures Classics will release Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell, on Nov. 14.

The murder drama, based on a true story, will have its world premiere In Competition at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.

Carell plays John du Pont, an heir to the du Pont Chemical fortune, who becomes involved with two Olympic wrestlers, the brothers Mark Schultz, played by Channing Tatum, and Dave Schultz, played by Mark Ruffalo.

Foxcatcher is produced by Megan Ellison through her company Annapurna Pictures as well as Miller, Jon Kilik and Anthony Bregman. Executive producers are Chelsea Barnard, Ron Schmidt, Mark Bakshi, Michael Coleman and Tom Heller.

The cast also includes Vanessa Redgrave, Sienna Miller and Anthony Michael Hall. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman.