Network takes UK rights to Sebastián Silva drama, co-starring Kristen Wiig and Tunde Adebimpe.

Network Releasing has acquired UK rights to Chilean-American drama Nasty Baby, written, directed by and starring Sebastián Silva (Magic Magic) alongside Oscar-nominee Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids).

Nasty Baby won the ‘Teddy’ Best Feature Film at Berlin International Film Festival 2015 and is the sixth film from the Chilean writer director.

It follows the lives of gay couple Freddie (played by Sebastián) and Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), who together with their friend Polly (Wiig) are looking to have a baby.

Tim Beddows, managing director at Network, said: “Sebastián is a fantastic talent and I’m thrilled to announce that Network will be bringing Nasty Baby to audiences in the UK.”  

Other cast include Mark Margolis (Breaking Bad) Alia Shawkat, (Arrested Development) and Reg E. Cathey (House Of Cards).

Network is planning to open Nasty Baby in UK cinemas in autumn 2015.