IFC Movies has secured worldwide rights to Nicole Riegel’s sophomore function, “Dandelion,” a romantic drama led by “Moonlight’s” KiKi Layne. Deadine broke the information.
Slated for theatrical launch subsequent 12 months, the movie tells the story of Dandelion (Layne), “a struggling however decided Cincinnati singer-songwriter in a downward spiral. She reluctantly takes a last-ditch-effort gig at a motorbike rally in South Dakota the place she meets Casey, a guitarist who walked away from his dream way back. As Dandelion joins Casey’s eclectic and nomadic group of struggling musicians, the kindred spirits make music collectively and strike up an intoxicating whirlwind romance that strikes Dandelion from an obsession with outcomes and a slim view of success to a deeper appreciation of her creative journey and the invention of a voice that’s authentically her personal,” the supply particulars.
“I’m very excited to deliver forth a narrative concerning the resilience of the human spirit and magic of serendipity taking middle stage,” stated Layne, who’s amongst “Dandelion’s” exec producers. “Music is an integral a part of my life, so having the ability to merge the 2 worlds with my ardour of performing is a dream come true, and I’m thrilled to be in partnership with IFC Movies.”
Riegel, who can be producing “Dandelion,” described her partnership with Layne as “rewarding” and promised that the starring position “showcases her authenticity and beautiful music talents.”
IFC Movies launched 2020’s “Holler,” Riegel’s function debut, an Indie Spirit-nominated coming-of-age drama a couple of teenage lady who joins a harmful scrap steel crew within the hopes of paying for her faculty training. “Once I was a highschool senior, I had a gathering with my steerage counselor. She informed me that I might in all probability by no means go to varsity, and it was one of the discouraging issues that I feel can occur to a teenager,” Riegel defined in our unique featurette of the movie. The author-director emphasised, “I need a number of generations to see this movie and go away the movie eager to encourage ladies to dream and have extra.”
“Don’t Fear Darling” and “The Outdated Guard” are amongst Layne’s more moderen credit.