Amazon Studios, international distributors in talks over ‘The Aeronauts’ release dates

Screen | 7/24/2019 | Jeremy Kay
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Amazon Studios executives are scrambling to discuss release plans with international partners on The Aeronauts after the awards hopeful’s US theatrical release was moved back to a shorter slot in December.

However sources at the streamer said there was no overall shift in distribution strategy, despite a tumultuous few months that has seen Sundance acquisition Late Night flop at the US bos office, and the departure of head of marketing and distribution Bob Berney.

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On Tuesday (23) it emerged the Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones ballooning adventure – which has been tipped to premiere in Venice or a fall festival – had moved from October 25 to December 6, two weeks before it launches on Prime Video.

While it is understood the shorter theatrical release window in the US casts uncertainty over the film’s previously announced release on IMAX screens, Amazon Studios sources said the move was designed to get The Aeronauts in front of as...
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