Blue Fox Acquires Virginie Efira-Starring French Hit ‘Awaiting Bojangles’ for U.S. (Exclusive)

Blue Fox Entertainment has supplied the U.S. rights to StudioCanal’s Awaiting Bojangles, the seriously-acclaimed French-language romance directed by Régis Roinsard, which stars Romain Duris, Virginie Efira and Grégory Gadebois.

The film modified into once released in France in January and has earned $4.4 million to this point. A StudioCanal, Curiosa Movies and JPG Movies manufacturing, the film modified into once produced by Olivier Delbosc and Jean-Pierre Guérin. Blue Fox Entertainment will enlighten the film to the U.S. and Canada within the tedious summer season by a restricted/platform free up.

In Awaiting Bojangles, a young boy, Gary, lives alongside with his eccentric folks and an exotic bird in a Parisian rental. Every night, Gary’s folks Camille and Georges dance lovingly to their current music, “Mr. Bojangles.” There is handiest room for fun, delusion and chums at dwelling. But as his mesmerizing and unpredictable mom descends deeper into her strategies, it is as a lot as Gary and his father, Georges, to retain her safe.

“Director Regis Roinsard has created a visually neutral world with stunning characters led by Virginie Efira and Romain Duris who remind us why we devour French Cinema,” acknowledged Blue Fox’s James Huntsman.

“After the unbelievable success of The Wolf And The Lion, we are extremely joyful to blueprint upon our collaboration and partnership with Blue Fox with Waiting For Bojangles,” added StudioCanal’s head of international sales Chloé Marquet, who negotiated the tackle Huntsman. “Following the inconceivable reception in France, we are in a position to’t reside up for U.S. audiences to behold this timeless, unique and great worship memoir on the vast shroud.”

The acquisition follows Blue Fox Entertainment’s a success huge theatrical free up of StudioCanal’s family adventure The Wolf and The Lion in February, which opened within the tip 10 on the U.S. box arena of industrial the effect it has grossed over $2 million, making it one of many year’s standout independent film releases.

The Blue Fox sales slate in Cannes contains YA thriller Jane with Madelaine Petsch and Chloe Bailey; Linoleum, the ruin-out comedy starring Jim Gaffigan and Rhea Seehorn; and the emotional coming-of-age memoir Signs of Admire starring Hopper Penn and Dylan Penn.

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