CBS Films said today that it will be releasing The Kings Of Summer two weeks earlier than first announced. The film, previously known as Toy’s House, will now come out May 31 as opposed to June 14, 2013. CBS Films picked up domestic rights to the coming-of-age film in January after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Robert and written by Chris Galletta, the film follows three friends as they decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally and Alison Brie star. Tyler Davidson, Peter Saraf and John Hodges produced. Here’s the just-released trailer:
Three days after CBS Films acquired domestic rights to Toy’s House at the Sundance Film Festival, QED International has scooped up non-North American rights to the coming-of-age comedy. It’s the first deal for John Hegeman, the former New Regency marketing boss who was appointed QED’s president of worldwide marketing and acquisitions just ahead of Sundance. Park City was his first task with the new title. Here’s today’s release on Toy’s House:
LOS ANGELES (January 25, 2013) – QED International has acquired international distribution rights to TOY’S HOUSE, it was announced today by Worldwide President of Marketing and Acquisitions John Hegeman. Under the agreement, QED will distribute TOY’S HOUSE in all markets outside North America. The film premiered to rave reviews at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and has just been picked up for US distribution by CBS Films which is eyeing a 2013 release date.