News
Top News

‘Jump, Darling’: Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires Family Drama Featuring Cloris Leachman’s Final Performance

‘Jump, Darling’: Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires Family Drama Featuring Cloris Leachman’s Final Performance

Exclusive: Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Jump, Darling, an LGBTQ+ family drama featuring the final performance of the late screen icon Cloris Leachman, with plans to release it in theaters and on digital and VOD in March.

The film written and directed by Phil Connell tells the story of Russell (newcomer Thomas Duplessie), an aspiring actor otherwise known for his drag persona, Fishy Falters. After a disastrous non-debut at Toronto drag club Peckers, Russell leaves his status-conscious boyfriend and takes shelter in Canadian wine country with his grandmother Margaret (Leachman)—a woman coming to terms with her own mortality, who is at the same time determined to hang on to her independence.

While Russell struggles to establish himself at the local dive bar and flirts with not-so-straight busboy Zachary (Kawku Adu-Poku), Margaret fends off the best intentions

See full article on Deadline