EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American and British / Irish rights to Hannah Marks’ romantic comedy. Mark, Mary and some other people, planning a date and day theatrical release later this year for the film, which will have its world premiere this week at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The film, written and directed by actor / director Marks (After all, Banana Split), follows Mark and Mary (Ben Rosenfield, Hayley Law) when they meet and fall in love. As newlyweds, they reluctantly decide to try ethical non-monogamy as their lives become increasingly complicated. Gillian Jacobs, Lea Thompson, Kelli Berglund and Joe Lo Truglio also star.
Jonathan Duffy, Jon Lullo, Marks, Brendan Walter, Kelly Williams and Pete Williams are producers, and Stephen Braun is executive producer. Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump created the original music for the film.
“We are excited to partner with the phenomenal young filmmaker, Hannah Marks, once again on a film that aims at the evolution of modern relationships,” said Rich Goldberg, co-president of Vertical. “We are looking forward to the film’s Tribeca debut and can’t wait to share it with audiences later this year.”
Peter Jarowey and Josh Spector negotiated the Vertical deal with Verve Ventures on behalf of the filmmakers.