Universal Nabs Jason Mantzoukas Movie 'The Long Dumb Road'

Courtesy of Sundance Institute
'The Long Dumb Road'

A limited theatrical release is planned as is a wider home entertainment play for Hannah Fidell's indie pic, which also stars Tony Revolori and Taissa Farmiga.

Universal Studios' home entertainment arm has closed a deal for North American rights to the Sundance road-trip movie The Long Dumb Road, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

A limited theatrical release is planned alongside a wider home entertainment play by the Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group for the rollout of the Jason Mantzoukas and Tony Revolori starrer.

The Hannah Fidell-directed movie pairs Revolori and Mantzoukas as two mismatched guys coming together for an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest. The cast also includes Taissa Farmiga, Pamela Reed and Grace Gummer.

Jacqueline E. Ingram, Fidell, Kelly Williams and Jonathan Duffy produced The Long Dumb Road, with Mynette Louie and Alicia Van Couvering executive producing.

UTA handled the sales deal with the Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group.

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