EXCLUSIVE: RLJE Films has acquired North American rights to Last Looks, an motion comedy toplined by Charlie Hunnam and Mel Gibson. Morena Baccarin, Rupert Friend, Dominic Monaghan, Lucy Fry and Cliff “Method Man” Smith additionally star within the pic, directed by Tim Kirkby (Brockmire) and initially titled Waldo after the lead character in Howard Michael Gould’s L.A. detective novel sequence on which the movie relies.
RLJE Films is planning a February launch day-and-date in theaters and on VOD.
Adapted by Gould (Mr. 3000) and named after the primary e book in his three-book sequence, Last Looks introduces to the massive display Charlie Waldo (Hunnam), an ex-LAPD famous person who left the pressure and now lives a lifetime of simplicity and solitude deep within the woods. Alistair Pinch (Gibson) is an eccentric actor who spends his days drunk on the set of his TV present. When Pinch’s spouse is discovered useless, he’s the prime suspect and Waldo is satisfied to return out of retirement to research what occurred.
The case finds Waldo contending with gangsters, Hollywood executives and preschool academics, all in pursuit of clearing Pinch’s identify, or confirming his guilt.
The pic, from Romulus Entertainment, was produced by Brad Feinstein (Bruised), Andrew Lazar (American Sniper), Steven Shainberg (Rupture) and Christina Weiss Lurie (Persuasion).
RLJE Films’ Chief Acquisitions Officer Mark Ward negotiated the cope with Romulus’ Feinstein on behalf of the filmmakers.
“We’re delighted to release Last Looks next year,” Ward mentioned. “We cannot wait to work with the film’s amazing cast who will take audiences through this unique ‘whodunit’ adventure.”