Netflix has acquired the distribution rights Elizabeth OlsenHis upcoming family drama Three Daughters.
Directed by French Exit’s Azazel Jacobs, the film focuses on the complex, touching family dynamics between three brothers when their ailing father’s health deteriorates.
Olsen plays Christina, the youngest of three sisters, who clumsily tries to keep the peace with her fast-talking older sister Katie (Coon) and middle sister Rachel (Lyon), who takes care of their dad.
Said to be around $7 million, this is the fourth major deal Netflix has closed at TIFF (via Deadline).
The streamer also secured distribution for Richard Linklater’s Hit Man starring Glen Powell and Adria Arjona for $20 million and the directorial debut of Anna Kendrick Woman of the Hour for over $10 million, as well as the documentary Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa, about the first Nepalese woman to survive reaching the summit of Everest.
Ahead of the film’s TIFF premiere, Jacobs took to Instagram to reveal that he had written Three Daughters with his three leads in mind, as well as BabylonJovan Adepo, who plays the role of Benji.
“I wrote with his Three Daughters [Natasha Lyonne]Elizabeth Olsen, [Carrie Coon] and [Jovan Adepo] in mind,” the director captioned, also showing his support the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike;.
“They are the foundation of this film and because of their involvement, it afforded me a level of creative control very rare these days. This is just one of the many reasons I support @sagaftra’s fight for human and artistic rights.”
Jacobs previously worked with both Olsen and Adepo on the Facebook Watch series I am sorry for your loss.
The release date of His Three Daughters is to be announced.
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