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She’s heading to the stars for possibly the final time this coming December in The Rise of Skywalker but before then Daisy Ridley is heading into the past in director Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia, and good news arrives that the film now has a UK distributor.

Sundance 2018 title Ophelia has been picked up for UK and Ireland distribution by Blue Finch Film Releasing.

U.S. sales outfit Covert struck the deal on the title, which was released by IFC in North America earlier this year. The UK deal was closed between Jim Harvey on behalf of Covert and Mike Chapman for Blue Finch.

A retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet from Ophelia’s perspective, pic stars Daisy Ridley, Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, George MacKay and Tom Felton.

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Ophelia
  • Hardcover Book
  • Klein, Lisa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 336 Pages - 10/31/2006 (Publication Date) - Bloomsbury USA Childrens (Publisher)