Sony Pictures Worldwide Gets U.S. Rights to ‘Revenge for Jolly!’

Indie comedy features cameos from Kristen Wiig, Elijah Wood and Ryan Phillippe

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired "Revenge for Jolly!," an indie comedy featuring cameos by Kristen Wiig, Elijah Wood and Ryan Phillippe, from Atlas Entertainment. 

The studio will distribute the film in the U.S. and Canada.

"Revenge for Jolly!" premiered at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. The off-beat film tells the story of a man who wants to avenge the death of his beloved dog. It marks the feature film debut for director Chadd Harbold and was written by Brian Petsos, who also stars. 

The deal was negotiated by Sony with UTA Independent Film Group.

Atlas Independent’s William Green and Aaron Ginsburg produced the film alongside Brian Petsos and his company, A Saboteur. Atlas’ Alan Glazer executive produced the project along with Chris Wilmot, Michael Wunderman, Peter Fruchtman and Dan Berk.

International sales for the film are being represented by Highland Film Group.