‘Gentlemen Broncos’ National Release Canceled

Fox Searchlight scraps wide plans for comedy.

The rule of platform releases is that the movie you’re releasing has to actually be good.  It doesn’t work so well when your movie is a stinker, which is exactly what Fox Searchlight seems to have learned with "Gentlemen Broncos."

It opened in two theaters last weekend and averaged a merely OK $5,751 per theater. But with the reviews scathing and a wider release unlikely to bring in new fans, Searchlight apparently has decided to cut its losses and give up on taking the film beyond New York and L.A.

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