Sony Pictures Classics is going to have a big showing at Cannes this year with five films playing the festilval beginning with Bennett Miller‘s Foxcatcher already set for a November 14 release and starring Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum.
Yesterday it was announced the studio would release the Russian hockey documentary Red Army, of which I featured the trailer yesterday afternoon (watch it here) starring Gong Li.
The studio picked up Damien Chazelle‘s Whiplash starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons out of Sundance, are taking it to Cannes and have now announced an October 10 release date.
Finally, Mike Leigh‘s latest film, Mr. Turner will see the director return to the Croisette after bringing his wonderful Another Year to the feat back in 2010. Sony Classics has set a December 19 release for the film and offered up the first official synopsis: