Zoe Lister-Jones Sundance Player ‘How It Ends’ Sells to MGM’s American International Pictures (Exclusive)
“How It Ends,” a serene apocalyptic comedy from partners Zoe Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein, has been acquired by MGM’s American International Pictures label.The film was an official selection at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, written and directed by Lister-Jones who produced with Wein.
American International Pictures will release the project in theaters and on digital platforms on July 20 in the U.S.
The company also holds worldwide distribution rights.The project follows Liza (Lister-Jones), traversing across Los Angeles on the eve of the end of the world.
As she reconciles relationships with parents, old lovers and friends, she walks in step with a metaphysical projection of her younger self (the dazzling Cailee Spaeny of HBO’s “Mare of Eastown”).The project features dozens of cameos from top comedy stars and actors including Whitney Cummings, Tawny Newsome, Finn Wolfard, Nick Kroll, Logan Marshall Green, Bobby Lee, Fred Armisen, Glenn Howerton,
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