Freestyle acquires Julia Dyer’s The Playroom
Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media have taken theatrical and all DVD and VOD rights to the drama and have set a Feb 8 day-and-date release.
The Playroom stars John Hawkes and Molly Parker and premiered at Tribeca.
The story takes place in the 1970s as a tempestuous teen regales her younger siblings with tall stories while downstairs her hard-drinking parents entertain guests. Stephen Dyer and Angie Meyer produced.
Freestyle CEO Susan Jackson and head of acquisitions Chris Charalambous brokered the deal with Bill Straus of BGP and Jonathan Gray of Gray, Krauss Stratford des Rochers.