The Last Five Years, Starring Anna Kendrick & Jeremy Jordan, Lands U.S. Distribution Deal

Jeremy Jordan & Anna Kendrick in 'The Last Five Years'
Jeremy Jordan & Anna Kendrick in ‘The Last Five Years’

Anna Kendrick and Finding Neverland’s Jeremy Jordan will soon be in a movie theater near you! According toThe Hollywood Reporter, the film version of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years will be distributed by Radius and a Valentine’s Day release date is planned. As previously reported, the Richard LaGravenese-helmed film had already sold multiple international rights.

The indie movie will have its world premiere at the Toronto film festival on September 7. It is an adaptation of Brown’s two-character musical that centers around the tumultuous relationship between Jamie, a writer, and Cathy, an aspiring actress, over the course of five years.

The tuner originally debuted in 2002 with Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott as stars. Despite a short run, The Last Five Yearsgained in popularity thanks to an acclaimed original cast recording and has become a staple in regional theaters and colleges.