The Early Report for June 1, 2018

The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of the independent and foreign films scheduled to be released in the upcoming week, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings, when available. This week’s report covers 19 new openers in theatres for the week of June 1st, 2018.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Adrift
Logline: A newly minted couple must rely on each other after they inadvertently sail through one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Featuring: Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Grace Palmer, Jeffrey Thomas, Shailene Woodley
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Aaron Kandell and Jordan Kandell and David Branson Smith, based on the book “Red Sky at Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea” by Tami Oldham Ashcraft with Susea McGearhart
Distributor: STX Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: 3000 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for injury images, peril, language, brief drug use, partial nudity and thematic elements
Running Time: 96 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

All Summers End
Logline: Peer-pressured by his two best friends to prove they’re more important than a girl, a young man pulls an innocent prank that has a disastrous impact on the family life of his girlfriend.
Featuring: Austin Abrams, Kaitlyn Dever, Annabeth Gish, Paula Malcomson, Tye Sheridan
Director: Kyle Wilamowski
Writer: Kyle Wilamowski
Distributor: Gravitas Ventures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Silver Cinemas in Arvada CO, the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Cinemas Entertainment 10 in Chicago, the Windchimes 8 in Houston, the Irving 10 in Irving TX, the Emagine Cinemas in Lakeville MN, the State Theatre in Modesto CA, the Emagine Cinemas in Rochester Hills MI, the Center Cinemas in Rutherford NJ and the Solon 16 in Solon OH
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 87 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

American Animals
Logline: Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.
Featuring: Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd, Blake Jenner, Barry Keoghan, Udo Kier, Evan Peters
Director: Bart Layton
Writer: Bart Layton
Distributor: The Orchard
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Lincoln Square 13 and the Union Square 14 in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, some drug use and brief crude/sexual material
Running Time: 116 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero
Logline: An ordinary man who wants to continue doing the right and challenge the wrong becomes a superhero in the eyes of those he helps. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Nishikant Kamat, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Priyanshu Painyuli, Ashish Vermas
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Writers: Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap and Abhay Koranne
Distributor: Eros Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: 175 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 150 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Breath
Logline: Hungry for discovery, a pair of teenage boys form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older surfer and adventurer, who pushes the boys to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.
Featuring: Simon Baker, Samson Coulter, Elizabeth Debicki, Richard Roxburgh, Ben Spence
Director: Simon Baker
Writers: Gerard Lee and Simon Baker, based on the novel by Tim Winton
Distributor: FilmRise
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 115 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Carry On Jatta 2
Logline: Confusing and comic events arise after a young man lies to his girlfriend about his family in order to marry her. In Punjab with subtitles
Featuring: Sonam Bajwa, Jaswinder Bhalla, Binnu Dhillon, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Gippy Grewal
Director: Smeep Kang
Writers: Naresh Kathuria and Shreya Srivastava and Vaibhav Suman
Distributor: PVS
Opening Week Release Pattern: 100 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 149 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Cold Skin
Logline: A young Irishman travels to the edge of the Antarctic circle to replace the remote island’s previous meteorologist.
Featuring: Aura Garrido, David Oakes, Ray Stevenson
Director: Xavier Gens
Writers: Jesús Olmo and Eron Sheean, based on the novel by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 108 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Discreet
Logline: After years in hiding and struggling to control his demons, an eccentric drifter returns home and discovers that his childhood abuser, the center of his pain, is still alive.
Featuring: Joy Cunningham, Jordan Elsass, João Federici, Ed Hattaway, Jonny Mars, Atsuko Okatsuka
Director: Travis Mathews
Writer: Travis Mathews
Distributor: Uncork’d Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 81 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Hooked
Logline: An impulsive 18-year-old hustler runs away with a closeted married man.
Featuring: Conor Donnally, Sean Ormond, Jared Sandler
Director: Max Emerson
Writer: Max Emerson
Distributor: Breaking Glass Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Irumbu Thirai
Logline: An Army Officer tries to expose the crime of data stealing and misuse of it to make money from innocent people. In Tamil with subtitles. Also in Telugu with subtitles, titled Abhimanyudu
Featuring: Arjun, Delhi Ganesh, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sreeja Ravi, Vishal
Director: P. S. Mithran
Writers: P. S. Mithran and M. R. Pon Parthiban and Savari Muthu and Antony Bhagyaraj
Distributor: Lyca Productions
Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 160 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

A Kid Like Jake
Logline: A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to rethink their roles as parents and spouses.
Featuring: Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer
Director: Silas Howard
Writer: Daniel Pearle, based on his play
Distributor: IFC Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC Film Center in New York City and the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 93 minutes
Aspect Ratio:

Officer
Logline: A corrupt police officer becomes a hitman for the mafia. In Telugu with subtitles
Featuring: Feroz Abbasi, Ajay, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Myra Sareen
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Writer: Ram Gopal Varma
Distributor: CineGalaxy
Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 113 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Pretty Outrageous
Logline: Three talented teens enter a local competition to be the next big Girl Band, thwarted at every turn, by bad luck, bad timing, bad neighbors and bad boyfriends, but aided by a crazy uncle and a moody sister, they must seek their bands missing key to become the success they deserve.
Featuring: Jaime Adler, Isabella Blake-Thomas, Cassie Brennan, Cameron Bright
Director: Elizabeth Blake-Thomas
Writers: Elizabeth Blake-Thomas and Martin Gooch, story by Elizabeth Blake-Thomas
Distributor: Leomark Studios
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Raambo 2
Logline: In his quest to add variety and excitement to his life, a young man sets off on a one-day trip only to stumble upon a series of interesting incidents. In Kannada with subtitles
Featuring: Chikkanna, Tabla Nani, Bullet Prakash, Ashika Ranganath, Sharan
Director: Anil Kumar
Writer: Anil Kumar
Distributor: Kasturi Media
Opening Week Release Pattern: 125 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 130 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Raju Gadu
Logline: A kleptomaniac struggles with his addiction when he falls for a woman whose father hates criminals. In Telugu with subtitles
Featuring: Amyra Dastur, Rajendra Prasad, Sithara, Raj Tarun
Director: Sanjana Reddy
Writer: Sanjana Reddy, story by Maruthi
Distributor: Countryside Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 100 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 130 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Rodin
Logline: A married sculpter on the way to stardom finds love with his assistant. In French with subtitles
Featuring: Séverine Caneele, Izïa Higelin, Vincent Lindon
Director: Jacques Doillon
Writer: Jacques Doillon
Distributor: Cohen Media Group
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinema in New York City and the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 119 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Social Animals
Logline: A childless, single, broke, stoner attempts to salvage her failing business and love life while falling in love for the first time with a married man.
Featuring: Aya Cash, Carly Chiakin, Fortune Feimster, Josh Radnor, Noël Wells, Samira Wiley
Director: Theresa Bennett
Writer: Theresa Bennett
Distributor: Vertical Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Deer Valley 16 in Antioch CA, the Hoffman Center 22 in Alexandria VA, the Cinemas Entertainment 10 in Chicago, the Easton Town Center 30 and the Lennox Town Center 24 in Columbus OH, the Jersey Garden 20 in Elizabeth NJ, the Westgate 20 in Glendale AZ, the Elmwood Place 20 in Harahan LA, the Westbank Palace 16 in Harvey LA, the Highlands Ranch 24 in Highlands Ranch CO, the Willowbrook 24 in Houston, the New Visions 15 in Mound View MN, the Block 30 in Orange CA, the Universal Cineplex 20 in Orlando, the Arizona Center 24 in Phoenix, the Solon 16 in Solon OH, the Veterans 24 in Tampa and the Westminster Promenade 24 in Westminster CO
MPAA Rating: R for strong and crude sexual content, language, and drug use
Running Time: 84 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Upgrade
Logline: A technophobe finds himself embedded experimental computer chip implant.
Featuring: Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Logan Marshall-Green, Simon Maiden
Director: Leigh Whannell
Writer: Leigh Whannell
Distributor: BH Tilt
Opening Week Release Pattern: 1450 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, grisly images, and language
Running Time: 95 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Veere Di Wedding
Logline: Four best childhood friends reunite after ten years, not realizing how much life has changed from what they expected. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Swara Bhaskar, Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Shikha Talsania
Director: Shashanka Ghosh
Writers: Nidhi Mehra and Mehul Suri
Distributor: Zee Studios
Opening Week Release Pattern: 200 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 122 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

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