Entertainment Bleecker Street Comedy ‘Together, Together’ Debut Led Specialty Box Office On Oscar Weekend

07:45  27 april  2021
07:45  27 april  2021 Source:   deadline.com

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“ Together Together has been my heart for a while now and as a long-time admirer of Bleecker ’s work and philosophy, it’s exciting to know I get to pin it to the right sleeve.” Beckwith’s feature directorial debut Stockholm, Pennsylvania made its world premiere at Sundance 2015. Bleecker Street recently released the Sundance comedy Save Yourselves!; Kitty Green’s The Assistant with Julia Garner; and Wild Mountain Thyme with Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan. Upcoming releases include Supernova with Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci; The World to Come with Katherine Waterston, Vanessa

“ Together Together ” seems like a film you could easily put in the rom-com genre, based on its premise alone. But as seen in the trailer, this film is much different than you would initially think. Bleecker Street has acquired U.S. rights to Maria Schrader’s “I’m Your Man,” which won the Berlinale’s Silver Bear for leading performance for Maren Eggert. The film, which also stars Dan Stevens, will be released in theaters later this year with a VOD release to follow. In the film, Eggert plays Alma, a scientist coerced into participating in an extraordinary study in order to obtain research funds for her

Ed Helms et al. standing in front of a coat © Bleecker Street

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As Hollywood buckled up for the Oscar showdown at Union Station, the specialty box office saw a new release sweep the floors in its theatrical debut.

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This week, Bleecker Street released the comedy Together, Together, starring Ed Helms and comic Patti Harrison. The pic follows a young loner Anna (Harrison) who is hired as a surrogate for Matt (Helms), a single man in his 40s. The two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.

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Together Together had its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Check out the trailer below. Also in limited theaters today is The Space Between , the coming-of-age story starring Julia Goldani Telles, William Fichtner, Jackson White, Paris Jackson, Andy Daley, and Golden Marilyn Agrelo directed the film, which was inspired by Michael Davis’ debut novel and New York Times best-seller, Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street . To doc explores the cultural phenomenon that has inspired and educated us for 51 years and reached more than 150 countries.

The Bleecker Street drama starring Colin Firth and Stanely Tucci is garnering tons of awards season buzz and has added some fuel to the specialty fire that has been struggling to stay afloat for almost a year. With day and date release becoming more popular and release strategies always changing, Supernova put coins in its piggy Supernova opened in 330 theaters this weekend to an estimated ,670 with an average of 9. The film is garnering acclaim and with Firth and Tucci as its leads , the drama checks the appropriate boxes when it comes to an awards season film. More from Deadline.

Together, Together racked up $522,440 in its opening weekend. At 665 runs in 136 markets, the Nikole Beckwith-helmed film performed decently in the LA and NY markets, selling out multiple evening shows.

The specialty box office saw two other new releases, though much smaller than Together.

Screen Media Films’ Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street and Gravitas’ Sweet River made small market premieres at 25 runs apiece. Both newcomers made meager gains, grossing $10K and $8K, respectively.

All Academy Award-nominated films made their usual marks this week. We’ll see next week whether Oscar hardware will affect the gross trajectory of these holdovers.

Nomadland made $89K over the weekend and should eventually see $3M at the domestic box office. Nomadland is the lowest-grossing Oscar Best Picture winner at the box office with just over $2.5 million currently, besting 2009 Best Picture winner The Hurt Locker which grossed $17M stateside.

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On the Parasite box office front, things are starting to simmer down in its post- Oscars glow — but that doesn’t mean its performance is poor. Now in its 21 st week , Bong Joon-ho’s dark comedy is now down to 1,324 screens. This weekend it is expected to earn over .5 million, which is good news for its cume as it inches closer to million. "Jay reached out to Madison and they spent time together ," a source previously told PEOPLE about LeCroy and Cutler, who split from ex-wife Kristin Cavallari last April.

The romantic comedy — featuring the ensemble cast of Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, and Annette Bening — follows the interconnection between multiple couples over generations. Amazon Studios is handling distribution. Unlike Fogelman’s award-winning series “This Is Us,” the movie is facing A number of films will open in limited release at the specialty box office . Bleecker Street is launching “Colette,” a biographical drama with Keira Knightley and Dominic West about the life of the French novelist who was forced to publish her novels under her husband’s name.

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