Film News Roundup: Kristen Stewart Rom-Com ‘Happiest Season’ Backed by Entertainment One

Variety | 11/20/2020 | Dave McNary
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In today’s film news roundup, Kristen Stewart’s “Happiest Season” gets backed, Sarah Hyland’s “The Wedding Season” is sold, “Apollo 11 – The Immersive Live Show” has a new cast and “Sleeping in Plastic” goes up for sale.

Entertainment One will co-finance TriStar’s holiday-themed romantic comedy “Happiest Season,” starring Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis.

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The rom-com centers on a young woman whose plan to propose to her girlfriend while at her family’s annual holiday party is upended when she discovers her partner has not yet come out to her conservative parents.

TriStar has set a U.S. release date of Nov. 20, 2020. EOne will handle distribution for the United Kingdom and Canada with TriStar Pictures distributing in all other territories.

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“Happiest Season” is scheduled to begin production in January with Clea DuVall directing from a script she wrote with Mary Holland.

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures has acquired Lakeshore’s romantic comedy “The Wedding Year” for US domestic theatrical distribution in the fall.

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Directed by Robert Luketic from Donald Diego’s script, “The Wedding Year” stars Sarah Hyland as photographer who has vowed never to get married — but is then invited to 15 weddings in a year along with her new ready-to-settle-down boyfriend (Tyler James Williams).

The ensemble cast also includes Keith David, Patrick Warburton, Tom Connolly, Grace Helbig, Wanda Sykes, Jenna Dewan, Anna Camp and Fred...
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