Rom-Com ‘Falling For Figaro’, With Joanna Lumley & Danielle Macdonald, Sells To UK, Spain, Aus/Nz, China, More

Rom-Com ‘Falling For Figaro’, With Joanna Lumley & Danielle Macdonald, Sells To UK, Spain, Aus/Nz, China, More
Exclusive: WestEnd Films has scored UK distribution and other key deals for TIFF Selects title Falling For Figaro, from director Ben Lewin (The Sessions) and starring Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) and Danielle Macdonald (Patti Cake$).

Entertainment Film Distributors has picked up the romantic comedy for the UK. Rights have also gone to Spain (Twelve Oaks), Benelux (Splendid), China (Huanxi Media Group), Israel (United King), former Yugoslavia (Investacommerce) and Umbrella Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand.

The UK distribution deal was negotiated by Nigel Green at Entertainment and Maya Amsellem at WestEnd, acting on behalf of the filmmakers.

Discussions are said to be ongoing for North America.

The film was screened for the first time to buyers at TIFF as part of the festival’s new Industry Selects section, a curated selection of 30 projects with potential international sales appeal.

Set in the fierce world of opera competitions, and featuring music from The Barber of Seville,
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