Vertigo acquires ‘The Assistant’ with Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen for UK and Ireland

The film is the first narrative feature from ’Casting JonBenet’ director Kitty Green.Vertigo Releasing has picked up UK and Ireland rights to The Assistant, the first narrative feature from Casting JonBenet director Kitty Green, from Protagonist Pictures.The #MeToo-inspired drama, which stars Julia Garner (Ozark) and Matthew Macfadyen (Succession), will be released in the UK and Ireland on April 3, 2020.The film follows one day in the life of an aspiring film producer (Garner), who has landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul.

As her first day goes on, she grows increasingly aware of

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