Sophie Hyde’s third function has discovered a house stateside following its well-received world premiere out of Sundance. Searchlight Footage scored U.S. rights to Emma Thompson-starrer “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande.” The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the information.
Penned by Katy Model (“Glued”), the comedy tells the story of Nancy (Thompson), a retired faculty instructor who hires a intercourse employee (Daryl McCormack, “The Wheel of Time”) within the hopes of getting good intercourse for the primary time in her life.
Requested what she’d like individuals to consider after watching the movie, Hyde advised us, “How essential pleasure is. How we’ve got been taught to hate our our bodies and the way a lot we lose from that. How another person’s perspective can open issues for us that we haven’t beforehand considered or understood. That we’ve got nice capability for connection. That need can lead us to fantastic issues.”
“Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” will stream solely on Hulu within the U.S.
Final seen in Disney’s live-action “Cruella,” Thompson gained an Oscar for her lead function in 1992’s “Howards Finish,” and one other for writing the screenplay for 1995’s “Sense and Sensibility.”
Hyde beforehand helmed “52 Tuesdays” and “Animals.”
Searchlight additionally not too long ago nabbed rights to a different woman-directed Sundance title, “Recent,” Mimi Cave’s thriller concerning the horrors of recent relationship. “Regular Folks’s” Daisy Edgar-Jones stars.
Sundance, which is as soon as once more digital this yr because of COVID-19, kicked off January 20 and runs via January 30.