The distributor has picked up all US rights to rom-com to star Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis.


Garry Marshall will direct Mother’s Day and Wayne Rice and Gulfstream Pictures’ Mike Karz will produce Mother’s Day, which Open Road plans to release wide on April 29, 2016.

Daniel Diamond, who also serves as a producer, handles international sales through his Diamond Pictures. Jared Underwood and Danny Mandel of Aperture Media Partners provide the debt financing. 

Anya Kochoff-Romano and Lily Hollander, Matt Walker and Tom Hines wrote the screenplay and principal photography will take place in Atlanta in August.

Open Road brokered the deal with CAA, which packaged the film and represented US rights.

  • In other news, Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht’s How To Smell A Rose: A Visit With Ricky Leacock In Normandy.