Magazine article Screen International

Screen Media Films Acquires 'Literally, Right before Aaron'

Magazine article Screen International

Screen Media Films Acquires 'Literally, Right before Aaron'

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The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival last month.

Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights for Ryan Eggold's Literally, Right Before Aaron and plans a theatrical release later this year.

Literally, Right Before Aaron centres on Adam who gets a call from his ex-girlfriend Allison telling him she's getting married, Adam realises he is just not ready to say goodbye.

Against the advice of his best friend Mark, Adam decides to drive back home to San Francisco to attend the wedding in hopes of convincing himself and everyone else, including her fiancé Aaron, that he is truly happy for her.

After a series of embarrassing, hilarious, and humbling situations, Adam discovers the comedy in romance, the tragedy of letting go and the hard truth about growing up.

The film from Rizk Pictures and Is This Reel, stars Justin Long, Cobie Smulders, Ryan Hansen, John Cho, Kristen Schaal, Peter Gallagher, Dana Delany, Lea Thompson, and Luis Guzmán.

Eggold's feature-length directorial debut is based on a short film version he made six years ago that went on to win a Grand Jury Award for best short film at the Gen Art Film Festival. …

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