Goldcrest strikes multi-territory deal with Universal for Cheerful Weather For The Wedding
EXCLUSIVE: Territories sold include UK and Germany.
Goldcrest Films International has sold Cheerful Weather For The Wedding to Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE), the international home entertainment division of Universal Pictures, for a number of territories including the UK and Germany. Universal plans a cinema release later this year.
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The film had its world premiere at Tribeca.
Donald Rice makes his feature directorial debut with the story about a young bride-to-be in 1932 whose feelings are thrown into turmoil when a past lover shows up at the family estate on her wedding day. Felicity Jones, Luke Treadaway and Elizabeth McGovern lead the cast.
Teun Hilte (Black Book) produced.
Nick Quested of Goldcrest said: “The reception for this film at Tribeca was amazing and it’s great to see others recognize the commercial potential of the picture. We look forward to closing our outstanding territories swiftly.”
Eddie Cunningham, President of UPIE, added: “Quality British film has proven popular not only in the UK, but across many international territories. Cheerful Weather brings together an incredible cast including Felicity Jones, Elizabeth McGovern and Mackenzie Crook and we look forward to audiences seeing what all the buzz is about.”