Olivia Colman comedy ‘Joyride’ acquired for UK-Ireland (exclusive)

Filming to begin in Ireland from July 2021.Vertigo Releasing has acquired UK and Ireland rights to Irish comedy Joyride, starring Olivia Colman, from UK sales outfit Embankment Films.Directed by Emer Reynolds, filming is set to begin in County Kerry, Ireland next week and Vertigo is planning a theatrical release in 2022.Sony Pictures Worldwide Entertainment previously secured rights for the rest of the world, excluding the UK and North America.Colman, who won an Academy Award in 2019 for her leading role in The Favourite and was more recently Oscar-nominated for her performance in Florian Zeller’s The Father, will star opposite newcomer Charlie Reid.

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