Gravitas Ventures has acquired all North American rights to Maggie Kiley’s Brightest Star, previously known as Light Years.

Chris Lowell, Rose McIver and Jessica Szohr star in the story of a young college graduate who sets out to win back the girl of his dreams. The cast includes Clark Gregg and Allison Janney.

The film will open in theatres and on VOD nationwide in late January 2014 following the recent world premiere at the 2013 Austin Film Festival.

Paul Finkel and Jason Potash financed and produced Brightest Star through Storyboard Entertainment alongside Kyle Heller and Gina Resnick, edited by Franklin Peterson and Cindy Thoennessen,

Gravitas Ventures negotiated the deal with Miller and Noor Ahmed of Reder & Feig on behalf of the filmmakers.