Solstice Rings Up $20M Deal for Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Good Joe Bell’

Solstice Studios has sealed a deal for worldwide rights to filmmaker Reinaldo Green Marcus’ Good Joe Bell, a drama starring Mark Wahlberg and written by the Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain duo Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.The pact — valued at $20 million — comes on the heels of the film’s Sept.

14 premiere at the 2020 Toronto Film Festival.

Solstice is planning an awards season theatrical release.Good Joe Bell is based on the real-life tale of a father who embarked on a cross-country walk in hopes to raise awareness following the death of his son in 2013.

Along the way, the elder …

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