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Film

The Orchard picks up indie flick Digging for Fire

The multi-channel network has grabbed North American distribution rights for Joe Swanberg's latest film, which stars Anna Kendrick and Orlando Bloom.
February 2, 2015

Multi-channel network The Orchard has secured the North American rights to the Joe Swanberg film Digging For Fire.

joeSwanberg (pictured right), a prolific indie filmmaker who favors Internet distribution and in 2011 screened his film Marriage Material for free on Vimeo, co-wrote Digging For Fire with Jake Johnson.

The plot centers around a married couple following the discovery of a bone and a gun that sends them on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.

The movie, which made its world premiere at Sundance, stars Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick and Mike Birbiglia, with appearances by Sam Elliott, Judith Light, Ron Livingston, Melanie Lynskey, Jenny Slate, Timothy Simons and Jane Adams.

A release schedule has not yet been determined.

Main image: Ben Richardson/Sundance handout

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