Trailer for Jamie Lee Curtis’ An Acceptable Loss Released

IFC Films has released the official trailer for director Joe Chappelle’s forthcoming female-driven political thriller An Acceptable Loss, led by Jamie Lee Curtis and Tika Sumpter. The trailer highlights the dangerous obstacles Sumpter’s character must have to face against Curtis’s character, who is the main antagonist. The film will have its theatrical release on January 18. Check out the video below!

The film stars Curtis as Rachel Burke, Sumpter as Libby Lamm along with Ben Tavassoli (Overlord) and Jeff Hephner (Peppermint). It was produced by Colleen Griffen of CorradoMooncoin with Candy Straight and Laura K. Lewis serving as executive producers. The film’s production was shot in Chicago.

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An Acceptable Loss follows former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth “Libby” Lamm as she confronts the ethical implications of past decisions made under the leadership of Rachel Burke who is a commanding an politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. The film was formerly titled as The Pages was also written by Chapelle.

Curtis is best known for her iconic role as Laurie Strode in the 1978 film Halloween which is her first feature film. She recently reprise her role in the latest sequel  directed by David Gordon Green which premiered last October 19. Sumpter has appeared in comedy films such as What’s Your Number? with Chris Evans and Anna Farris; and the 2012 romcom Think Like a Man; and Ride Along starring alongside Kevin Hart.

An Acceptable Loss had its world premiere at the 2018 Chicago Film Festival.


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