Sundance: Roadside Attractions, FilmNation Partner for Salma Hayek Starrer 'Beatriz at Dinner'
Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta helmed the feature that also stars John Lithgow and Connie Britton.
Roadside Attractions and FilmNation are making a reservation for the Salma Hayek starrer Beatriz at Dinner.
The companies are partnering for the North America rights to the dramedy, which stars Hayek as a holistic therapist that finds herself at a dinner party with a successful business developer she is convinced she knows from her past.
This is the fourth Sundance premiere for Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta (his past fest entries are Star Maps, Chuck & Buck and The Good Girl). His other credits include Youth in Revolt and Cedar Rapids.
John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Jay Duplass and Chloe Sevigny also star in the feature, which was written by Mike White.
Pamela Koffler, Aaron L. Gilbert, David Hinojosa and Christine Vachon produced. Jason Cloth, Andy Pollack, Alan Simpson, Richard McConnell, Lewis M. Hendler, Jose Tamez and Brad Feinstein exec produced.
WME/CAA/UTA negotiated on behalf of the filmmakers.
Roadside and FilmNation have partnered on other titles, including Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes and JC Chandor's All Is Lost, with Roadside handling domestic distribution and FilmNation taking on international.
Beatriz at Dinner is the first time FilmNation enters into U.S. distribution.