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Vertical Acquires Distribution Rights for Miles Joris-Peyrafitte’s Thriller Mother’s Milk

Vertical Entertainment has successfully secured the North American, UK, and AUS/NZ distribution rights for the highly anticipated crime-thriller film, ‘Mother’s Milk’. Directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, who co-wrote the film with Madison Harrison, ‘Mother’s Milk’ is set to take the theatrical stage on September 1st, following the successful trend of Vertical’s previous releases.

Star-Studded Cast and Gripping Plot

‘Mother’s Milk’ boasts a star-studded ensemble featuring two-time Academy Award®-winner Hilary Swank, Olivia Cooke, and Jack Reynor. The plot unravels around journalist Marissa Bennings (Swank) who teams up with her estranged son’s pregnant girlfriend, Paige (Cooke), after his untimely murder. Navigating through a world tainted with corruption and drugs in a small city in upstate New York, they seek justice while unearthing even more unsettling secrets.

The Production Powerhouse

The movie’s supporting cast comprises Dilone, Hopper Penn, Norm Lewis, and Karen Aldridge. The film’s production is a joint venture between Shaun Sanghani of SSS Entertainment, Siena Oberman of Artemis Pictures, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff of First Love Films. Additionally, both Swank and Joris-Peyrafitte contribute as executive producers, along with other notable names in the industry. The movie has been financed by Sanghani’s financing arm, SSS Film Capital.

Vertical Acquires Distribution Rights for Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's Thriller Mother’s Milk 1

Excitement among the Producers and Vertical

The film’s producers stated, “When Vertical expressed their interest in releasing our film exclusively in theaters, following their previous successful ventures, we were thrilled. It’s evident that we share the same passion for this stunning, captivating film that Miles has masterfully crafted, backed by stellar performances from our actors.”

Peter Jarowey, a partner at Vertical Entertainment, added, “This film will captivate audiences from the onset. The impeccable performances of Hilary and Olivia will leave viewers on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the plot’s twists and turns. We’re excited to collaborate again with producer Shaun Sanghani and Miles, who has delivered a narrative so in tune with current events that it will leave audiences utterly absorbed.”

Mother’s Milk Negotiations and Future Plans

The deal was negotiated on behalf of Vertical by Peter Jarowey and Senior Vice President of Acquisitions Tony Piantedosi; The Syndicate and UTA Independent represented the production. Following its exclusive release in theaters across the US, UK, and AUS/NZ regions, audiences can anticipate a thrilling cinematic experience with ‘Mother’s Milk’.

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