The distributor, which recently reconfigured operations to focus primarily on digital distribution and will maintaining a theatrical presence where appropriate, has picked up US and Canadian rights to the Katie Holmes vehicle.
The first acquisition under the new regime led by Berry Meyerowitz, whose Phase 4 Films was folded into the eOne apparatus, stars Holmes as an elementary school teacher moonlighting as a vigilante.
The film will open theatrically in autumn and also stars James Badge Dale, Mary Kay Place and Jean Smart. Karen Leigh Hopkins directed from her screenplay.
Eric and Rob Carliner produced Miss Meadows and eOne Films negotiated the deal with ICM Partners.
eOne Films US’ upcoming slate includes David Cronenberg’s recent Cannes world premiere Maps To The Stars and the rom-com Two Night Stand.
The Phase 4 roster features Goodbye World starring Adrian Grenier, Ask Me Anything with Britt Robertson, Justin Long and Christian Slater and the Jay-Z documentary Made In America directed by Ron Howard.
- Well Go USA Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Deon Taylor’s recent Los Angeles Film Festival premiere Supremacy starring Joe Anderson and Danny Glover. Well Go plans a limited theatrical run for the racially charged psychological thriller with an eye on awards season.