Broad Green Pictures has bought all U.S. rights to Ramin Bahrani’s drama “99 Homes,” following screenings at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals.
The recently launched distributor said it will release “99 Homes,” which stars Andrew Garfield, in the spring of 2015 and launch an Oscar campaign.
Hyde Park-Image Nation financed, produced and is selling international markets. Producers are Ashok Amritraj, Bahrani, Kevin Turen and Justin Nappi.Michael Shannon, Laura Dern and Noah Lomax also star.
Story is set in Orlando, Florida, where a construction worker played by Garfield is evicted from his home by a real estate broker (Shannon), and forced to move his mother (Dern) and young son into a shabby motel. He then goes to work for the broker and must evict honest families from their homes.