Focus Features sets June release for Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers
On the heels of screening at the 2021 South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) and making its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival ,Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers documentary has landed a June 18 release date from Focus Features!
With two festival screenings currently under its belt, the film is currently sitting at a 100 percent approval rating from critics on review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes based on 36 reviews, celebrating the film’s earnest tone and pacing while light criticisms have been leveled at the film’s near-two-and-a-half hour runtime. Following its SXSW debut, Ron ad Russel Mael hosted a live virtual Q&A for the audience in attendance.
After working with the parent company Universal Pictures for the first two installments in his Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Wright first began working with Focus for the final installment in the Cornetto trilogy The World’s End, with Sparks marking his second collaboration with the studio and his highly-anticipated psychological horror pic Last Night in Soho marking his third, currently slated for an October 22 release.