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Matthias Schoenaerts and Joel Kinnaman Action Thriller ‘Brothers by Blood’ Sells to Vertical Entertainment (Exclusive)

Matthias Schoenaerts and Joel Kinnaman Action Thriller ‘Brothers by Blood’ Sells to Vertical Entertainment (Exclusive)

“Brothers by Blood,” a crime drama starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Joel Kinnaman, has sold North American distribution rights to Vertical Entertainment.

The movie, originally called “The Sound of Philadelphia,” will be released in select theaters and on video-on-demand on Jan. 22, 2021.

Jérémie Guez wrote, directed and produced “Brothers By Blood,” based on Pete Dexter’s 1991 novel “Brotherly Love.” Set in Philly, the film follows Schoenaerts’ character named Peter, who watches helplessly a his sister is murdered — a brutal occurrence that leaves him with lasting generational wounds. The cast also includes Maika Monroe and Ryan Phillippe.

“‘Brothers by Blood’ explores family ties and the weight of the past that is transmitted from generation to generation, themes that have obsessed me since I was a kid and influenced me both as a writer and a director,” Guez said. “It has been an immense privilege to adapt Pete Dexter’s novel for cinema and

See full article on Variety