Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquires SPACE STATION 76, Starring Matt Bomer, Patrick Wilson
The international rights to writer and director Jack Plotnick's latest film "Space Station 76," which premiered March 8 at SXSW, has been acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA).
The comedic drama follows a group of people and robots who reside on a space station in a 1970's-version of the future who must face their darkest secrets when a new Assistant Captain unintentionally sparks tensions among the crew.
"We are thrilled to be working with SPWA as our international distribution partner and are excited for the film to reach a large, earthly audience," shared director and co-writer Jack Plotnick. "Space Station 76" boasts a strong cast, which includes Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer, Marisa Coughlan, Kylie Rogers, Kali Rocha, Jerry O'Connell and Keir Dullea, and was written by Jack Plotnick, Jennifer Cox, Sam Pancake, Kali Rocha and Michael Stoyanov.
The deal was negotiated by Edward Parks and Frank Mele of Rival Pictures, and their legal team at Reder & Feig, and Michael Helfand and Joe Matukewicz on behalf of SPWA. U.S. rights are being handled by Kevin Iwashina and Zac Bright of Preferred Content.