Blue Fox Entertainment has bought the Us rights to Mark Lamprell’s Never Too Late and will release the comedy-drama on about 25 screens, followed by transactional VOD two weeks later.
That’s the distributor’s third Aussie acquisition following Stephan Elliott’s Swinging Safari and Russell Mulcahy’s In Like Flynn last year.
Starring Jack Thompson, James Cromwell, Dennis Waterman and Roy Billing as Vietnam veterans who plan to break out of their nursing home, the film scripted by Luke Preston will open the Young at Heart Senior Film Festival at Palace cinemas across Australia on February 19.
It will play each day for a couple of weeks in the festival then go out on a broader national release on April 23 via R&r Films.
Jacki Weaver plays Norma, the long-lost love of Cromwell’s character Bronson, formerly a Us soldier whom she met