The ensemble relationship drama ‘Last Night,’ starring Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes and Guillaume Canet, has been picked up for a theatrical and video-on-demand release by Tribeca Film and Miramax, the two studios jointly announced as via a press release. ‘Last Night,’ which was written and is being helmed by first-time director Massy Tadjedin, follow a married couple that is separated for an evening; the husband is on a business trip with a colleague, and the wife comes across a former love. The two must fight their respective attractions in order to keep their marriage together.

Tribeca Film holds the theatrical, VOD and select digital rights to ‘Last Night.’ The studio plans to premiere the film in a limited theatrical release in such cities as New York and Los Angeles. Miramax holds the home video, television and long-term digital rights.

Of the distribution deal, Jon Patricof, the Chief Operationg Officer of Tribeca Eterprises, said “Tribeca Film and ‘Last Night’ are perfectly matched, and we are excitd about the opportunity to bring this film tonces across the country. In collaboration with Miramax we will offer a range of avenues through which this film can be discovered.”

Mike Lang, the CEO of Miramax, added his enthusiasm for the movie, saying “We are very pleased to partner with Tribeca to bring ‘Last Night’ to U.S. audiences. We see our deal with Tribeca Film as a strong example of the kind of strategic alliances we are looking to develop. We look forward to expanding the film’s reach to audiences globally.”

Written by: Karen Benardello

Keira Knightley in Last Night
Keira Knightley in Last Night

By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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