Grindstone picks up 'American Exit' in Cannes (exclusive)

La-based Cosmopolis financed father-son drama.

Grindstone Entertainment Group has acquired North American rights from Spotlight Pictures to American Exit starring Dane Cook in a deal negotiated in Cannes.

The film, written and directed by Ingo Vollkammer and Tim McCann, will be distributed through Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

American Exit is based on the true story of a dying California man’s attempt to reconnect and bond with his estranged son. The feature also stars Levi Miller, John Savage, and Udo Kier.

Vollkammer and McCann serve as producers on the film, along with Jennifer Konawal, Ross Kohn, and Nancy Leopardi. La-based Cosmopolis Entertainment fully financed the project.

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