Brian O’Shea’s production, financing and sales company has finalised key territories on Richard LaGravenese’s Toronto-bound world premiere.
Anna Kendrick will play a struggling actor who looks back on the last half-decade of her relationship with a novelist played by Jeremy Jordan.
Deals have closed in the UK (Icon), Australia and New Zealand (Regency Media), South Africa (M-NET), Portugal (Zon Lusomundo Audiovisuais), CIS and Baltic states (Voxell Copyrights Limited), pan-Asian pay-TV (Satellite Television Asian Region Limited), Taiwan (Satellite Television Asian Region Limited, Taiwan Branch) China (DDDream) and Hong Kong and Macau (Golden Scene).
Rights have also been licensed in India (Pictureworks), Indonesia (Queen International Pictures Pte Ltd), Japan (Broadmedia Studios Corporation), Philippines (Pioneer Films), Singapore (Cathay-Keris Films Pte Ltd), South Korea (Sonamu Pictures Co Ltd), Taiwan (Applause Entertainment Ltd, Taiwan Branch), Thailand (Sahamongkolfilm), Israel (Lev Films), Middle East (Gulf Films), Turkey (Mars Sinema) and airlines (Captive Entertainment).
“We are incredibly excited to premiere The Last Five Years at TIFF, as Richard has brought out ground breaking performance from Anna and Jeremy,” said O’Shea.
“Carrying universal themes through the unifying power of song, audiences will fall in love with this film the way we have.”