Following Andrea Riseboroughit’s shocking Oscar nomination for his performance To Leslie, which initially earned $27,000 in its quiet theatrical run last fall, will return to theaters now that there is renewed interest in the project. Agreed The Hollywood Reporter, it will be re-released in “about six” North American locations, followed by additional theaters in the UK.
While major Oscar contenders typically promote their work months before awards season, English Bird man The actor only began campaigning in earnest weeks ago, just as voting for the nominations began. Word of mouth endorsements and social posts from Hollywood stars like Jennifer AnistonCourteney Cox, Minnie Driver and Demi Moore all appeared overnight, and that was enough to earn Riseborough a point at yesterday’s announcement of this year’s nominees. To Leslie’s recognition could be a win for low-profile releases that don’t have huge prize budgets, but the campaign has also been criticized for seeming intrusive. Viola Davis and Daniel Deadweilerthe possibilities of making a cut.
Director: Michael Morris To Leslie Follows Riseborough as a single Texan mother and one-time lottery winner struggling to reconnect with her son. The film is distributed by Momentum Pictures, in which he stars Marc Maron hit “gross incapacity” while playing an award show. (In the infinite multiverse, somewhere out there is a timeline where Gwyneth Paltrow and Edward Norton got together to get Aubrey Plaza for an Oscar nomination Black bear.)
Meanwhile The Hollywood Reporter does not specify where a handful of theaters are To Leslie It’s being re-released, more people will soon decide if it’s a small movie with a giant heart on the big screen.