Millennium Nabs U.S. Distribution to Thriller 'The World Made Straight'

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Jeremy Irvine

Jeremy Irvine stars in the adaptation of Ron Rash's novel

On the heels the sale of Millennium Entertainment's distribution arm to the company's current management team and Virgo Investment Group comes the news that the company has acquired all domestic rights to the movie adaptation of The World Made Straight.

The film, based on the novel by Ron Rash and scripted by Shane Danielsen, stars Jeremy Irvine, Minka Kelly, Noah Wyle, Adelaide Clemens and Haley Joel Osment. The thriller, which will hit theaters in February 2015, is set in a dangerous world where one rebellious young man (Irving) struggles to decide between the dark path he is on and the chance at a new life.

Todd Labarowski of Dreambridge Films, Daniel Wagner of Bifrost Pictures and Michael Wrenn produced the project, with Brad and Melissa Coolidge exec producing for Dreambridge Films, alongside Robert Ogden Barnum, Katie Mustard and Kirk D'Amico from Myriad Pictures. Dreambridge Films, Bifrost Pictures and Three Point Capital financed the film. Myriad Pictures is handling world sales on the film.

Millennium Entertainment's catalog and distribution platform was sold in mid-August, and the company will undergo a name change.

The deal was made by D'Amico at Myriad with Bill Lee and Tristen Tuckfield for Millennium, and Ben Weiss and Meghan Oliver at Paradigm and was finalized by Jason Resnick and Steve Break from Millennium, Labarowski from Dreambridge Films and Ian Stratford at Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers.