Marjorie Prime Film, Starring Jon Hamm and Geena Davis, Sets New York Premiere

Film & TV News   Marjorie Prime Film, Starring Jon Hamm and Geena Davis, Sets New York Premiere
 
The screen adaptation of Jordan Harrison's play already picked up accolades at Sundance.
Jon Hamm and Lois Smith in <i>Marjorie Prime</i>
Jon Hamm and Lois Smith in Marjorie Prime Courtesy of Brigade Marketing
Geena Davis in <i>Marjorie Prime</i>
Geena Davis in Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime, the Jon Hamm and Geena Davis-led film adaptation of Jordan Harrison’s 2015 play, will receive its New York premiere this summer.

The movie, which won the Feature Film Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, will be released in New York City August 18 prior to a national rollout.

Read: MARJORIE PRIME WINS FEATURE FILM PRIZE AT SUNDANCE

Like the play, the film follows the octogenarian Marjorie and her new companion—a piece of programmed artificial intelligence who bears a likeness to her deceased husband. As this “Prime” feeds on information from Marjorie and her kin, the program develops a more nuanced understanding of the family’s history—though not all memories are rooted in reality.

In addition to Davis and Hamm, the film cast includes Tim Robbins, Stephanie Andujar, and Lois Smith, who starred in the Playwrights Horizon production in December 2015.

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