Sundance: Jim Parsons, Claire Danes Drama ‘Kid Like Jake’ Sells to IFC

Variety | 2/1/2018 | Brent Lang
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IFC Films has nabbed U.S. and Canadian rights to “A Kid Like Jake,” a drama with Claire Danes and Jim Parsons that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

The film centers on a pair of New York City parents who are struggling to find the right primary school for their child. Their son is a brainy four-year-old whose tastes align with Disney princesses instead of action figures, prompting a debate over whether or not the child is transgender.

Reviews - Film - Variety‘s - Amy - Nicholson

Reviews for the film were strong, though Variety‘s Amy Nicholson was mixed on “A Kid Like Jake,” faulting it for being overly polite.

“The movie doesn’t feel like it’s going anywhere until it...
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