Lionsgate Will Distribute Michael Grandage-Directed "Genius," Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney

News   Lionsgate Will Distribute Michael Grandage-Directed "Genius," Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney
 
Lionsgate, Deadline.com reports, has acquired domestic rights to the new film "Genius," which was adapted by John Logan from A. Scott Berg's book "Max Perkins: Editor of a Genius."

Michael Grandage directed a cast that includes Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce and Dominic West.

"Genius," according to the online industry source, "tells the story of a life changing friendship that developed between literary lion Thomas Wolfe (Law) and Perkins (Firth), the respected literary editor."

James Bierman, Grandage and Logan produced the motion picture with executive producers Deepak Nayar, Nik Bower, James J. Bagley, Berg, Tim Bevan, Steve Christian, Ivan Dunleavy and Arielle Tepper Madover.

International rights will be handled by FilmNation.

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