Deadline’s Ali Jaafar reports that Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship is close to being acquired by Amazon Studios. It is set to be released theatrically in 2016.
EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios is close to a deal to acquire North American rights to Whit Stillman’s period comedy Love & Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Stephen Fry and Emma Greenwell. The film reunites Beckinsale and Sevigny with Stillman for the first time since 1998 cult classic The Last Days Of Disco. The film will be released theatrically next year, although no third party partner distributor has been decided on just yet.