Palm Springs

Source: Sundance Film Festival

Palm Springs

Amazon Prime has acquired genre-bending Sundance hit Palm Springs for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Canada and Netherlands.

The romantic comedy stars Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti in a story that on the face of it centres on two disillusioned people who fall for each other while attending a wedding.

Rounding out the key cast are J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner, Camila Mendes, Tyler Hoechlin, and Peter Gallagher.

Palm Springs will launch directly and exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in Australia and New Zealand on November 20, followed by Canada on December 18, and the UK, France and Netherlands in early 2021.

Hulu and Neon acquired worldwide rights at Sundance in what was reported to be a fetival record $22m deal.

Palm Springs is a Limelight, Lonely Island Classics, and FilmNation Entertainment presentation.

Max Barbakow directed from a screenplay by Andy Siara. The film was financed by Limelight and produced by Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Becky Sloviter, Jorma Taccone and Limelight partners Dylan Sellers and Chris Parker. Gabby Revilla Lugo served as executive producer.