Paramount acquires rights to Sarah Jessica Parker’s Here And Now
Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions has announced that they have acquired the rights to the North American release of Sarah Jessica Parker’s drama film Here And Now.
Here And Now which was formerly titled as Blue Night/ Best Day Of My Life follows the story of successful singer-songwriter named Vivienne who has receive a shocking life-changing news that challenge her to balance her music, family, and friends, and reflect on her successes and failures. With the support of her mother Jeanne and ex-husband Nick, Vivienne strives to make peace with the city around her.
“Sarah Jessica Parker, Alison Benson and I fought so hard to bring HERE AND NOW to life because we all believed in the truth and depth of Vivienne and the characters around her,” Film’s director Fabien Constant said in the Paramount’s press release. “Drawing such a brutally honest portrait of a modern woman was a challenge that we happily took on full of passion and energy. That is why I couldn’t be happier that Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions is now joining us on this journey, as it is an honor to have my first feature supported by such an iconic and respectable company. I could not be more grateful for the trust they are putting into this film.”
The cast includes Parker (Sex and the City) as Vivienne, Simon Baker (The Devil Wears Prada) as Nick, Common (Selma, Suicide Squad) as Ben, Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire), Waleed Zuaiter (20th Century Women), Jacqueline Bisset (Murder on the Orient Express) as Jeanne and Renée Zellweger (Chicago, Bridget Jones’ Diary).
Here And Now is directed by Fabien Constant and was written by Laura Eason (House of Cards). Allison Benson (Divorce), Andrea Iervolino (The Merchant of Venice) and Lady Monika Bacardi (To The Bone) are the film’s producers along with Parker. The film’s executive producers are Phil Hunt (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies), Compton Ross (Black Mass), Anna Dokoza (Flight of the Conchords), and Luca Matrundola (In Dubious Battle).
The film will be distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution on Digital and VOD on the same day the movie will have its theatrical release. AMBI Distribution will release Here And Now in theaters on November 9, 2018.