Sundance Film Festival Sam Elliott Drama ‘The Hero’ Sets Summer Release
February 24, 2017
Brett Haley’s The Hero about an aging Western film star who faces his own mortality after being diagnosed with cancer, will open limited on June 9 before expanding on July 4.
Deadline’s Mike Fleming broke the news exclusively out of Sundance that The Orchard landed domestic rights for the Sam Elliott feature after paying $3M. Pic, also stars Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter and Katharine Ross, and was written by Haley and Marc Basch. Sam Bisbee, Houston King…