EXCLUSIVE: Myriad Photos has licensed Irish comedy Lethal Cuts to Degree 33 Leisure for distribution in North America.
The corporate will launch the movie on March 17, 2022, to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day.
Written and directed by Irish director Rachel Carey, and filmed on location in Eire, the darkish comedy is ready in a working-class hair salon the place younger stylists Stacey, Gemma, Chantelle, together with boss Michelle turn out to be unintended vigilantes and neighborhood heroes as they tackle the gang members and gentrifiers threatening their neighborhood.
Starring are Angeline Ball (The Commitments), Victoria Smurfit (The Seaside), Ericka Roe (Herself), Lauren Larkin, and Shauna Higgins (A Date for Mad Mary).
Extra offers have closed in Australia/New Zealand (Rialto Distribution), South Africa (Mnet), and Spain (Media Resolution Companions).
Following its Eire launch on October eighth, the movie ranked in third place on its opening weekend behind No Time To Die and The Addams Household 2. The film was the highest-grossing comedy by an Irish feminine director in 20 years. The image additionally opened within the high ten on the UK field workplace. Wildcard Distribution is dealing with the discharge in Eire and UK.
Pic was produced by Auveen Lush, Ciara Appelbe and Liz Gill. O’Sullivan Productions Ltd produced in affiliation with Fís Éireann /Display Eire, The Broadcasting Authority of Eire and Virgin Media.
Myriad Photos President and CEO Kirk D’Amico stated: “We’re very happy to be working with Andreas Olavarria and his workforce at Degree 33 once more. We expect that their plans to focus initially on Irish-American audiences with this pleasant feminine comedy is the appropriate technique. We hope that the movie will even join with a wider viewers who will admire and root for the fashionable girls on this Dublin hair salon.”
“It’s all the time thrilling to find new filmmaking expertise and Rachel Carey is one other nice instance of a writer-director to look at within the coming years,” added Andreas Olavarria Degree 33 Leisure President and CEO. “We’re grateful to Kirk and the workforce at Myriad for entrusting us with this daring and hilarious movie, and we’re thrilled to have the ability to share it with audiences throughout North America.”