Sony Pictures Classics confirmed that it has acquired distrib rights to Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana, the film that marks the directorial debut of Maya Forbes (who also scripted the autobiographical story). The film, set in the 1970s, follows an eccentric father who tries to win back his wife by taking responsibility for their two young, hard-to-handle daughters. Sony will distribute the picture in North America, Germany, the UK, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Russia. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film has more producers than Europe has countries: It is produced by Paper Street Films and Park Pictures Features, in association with Bad Robot and KGB Media. Wally Wolodarsky, Benji Kohn, Bingo Gubelmann, Sam Bisbee and Galt Niederhoffer produced the film with executive producers J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Austin Stark, Ruth Mutch, Noah Millman, Mark Ruffalo, Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Danny Rifkin, Tom Valerio and Richard Rifkin. Fifteen producers.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Saturday February 1, 2014 @ 7:20am PSTTags: Infinitely Polar Bear, Mark Ruffalo, Sony Pictures Classics, Sundance Film Festival, Zoe Saldana
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