Paladin has picked up US rights from Andrew Herwitz of the Film Sales Company to The Man On Her Mind, the latest film by filmmaker, author, and playwright Alan Hruska, it was announced by company president, Mark Urman.  

The film will open theatrically in New York and select markets in autumn and is based on Hruska’s (pictured) play, which ran at London’s Charing Cross Theater last year.

After the theatrical release, The Film Sales Company will distribute the film across digital platforms and on DVD and commence international sales.

The Man On Her Mind charts the unusual courtship of two lonely people, each of whom has a particularly active fantasy life. Amy McAllister and Samuel James star alongside Georgia Mackenzie and Shane Attwooll.

Bruce Guthrie co-directed with Hruska, who also wrote the screenplay. Hruska’s credits include Nola and Reunion.

Jamin O’Brien, Steven Levy, Sirad Balducci and Jonathan Gray produced, while Petina Cole served as executive producer.

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