‘Joe Bell’ moves from Solstice to Roadside, Vertical

Reinaldo Marcus Green directed 2020 TIFF world premiere.Roadside Attractions has acquired the Mark Wahlberg true-life drama Joe Bell and will release exclusively in cinemas on July 23, with Vertical Entertainment on board for a post-theatrical digital release.Solstice has exited the project after acquiring it following the world premiere at Toronto last year.

It had been lining up what would have been its second North American release after Unhinged.However Solstice’s business plan of releasing on more than 2,000 screens was deemed not to be viable at a time when exhibition is returning from the pandemic, and the filmmakers preferred a slower roll-out.

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