Kino Lorber Acquires Marcia Gay Harden Comedy ‘if i were you’

The film will appear on VOD and other digital platforms a month before its theatrical debut

Kino Lorber has acquired domestic distribution rights to “if i were you,” Joan Carr-Wiggin’s comedy starring Marcia Gay Harden, Leonor Watling and Aidan Quinn.

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Kino Lorber will release the film in select cities March 15, but Gravitas Ventures and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution will make it available Feb. 11 for on-demand and other digital outlets like iTunes.

Kino Lorber CEO Richard Lorber described the film as a "charming, smart and very funny look at the unexpected places life can take us.”

“Marcia Gay Harden’s virtuosity and emotional mastery as an actress have never been put to better use as she and Leonor Watling escalate hilarious complications in this refreshing female-driven comedy,” he said in a statement.

The film follows Madelyn Reid (Gay Harden), who discovers her husband has been cheating on her when she saves his mistress (Watling) from a failed suicide attempt. The two then become friends, and also decide to follow one another’s advice on everything.

Lorber negotiated the deal with producer David Gordian of Paragraph Pictures.