Picturehouse Heading Home with 'Companion'

Prairie Home Companion, A picture


Picturehouse has acquired all North American rights to Academy Award-nominated director Robert Altman's "A Prairie Home Companion"

All North American rights to the Academy Award-nominated director Robert Altman's "A Prairie Home Companion" has been acquired by Picturehouse. In the meantime, the team to work on the comedy flick also is ready. Altman's Sandcastle 5 Productions is set to produce, with GreeneStreet Films and River Road Entertainment in hand to executive produce and co-finance. Responsible for foreign sales is Capitol Films.

Moreover, the cast also has been settled. They are Academy Award-winners Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones, Academy Award-nominees Lily Tomlin, John C. Reilly, Woody Harrelson, Virginia Madsen, Saturday Night Live star Maya Rudolph, and Lindsay Lohan. The film is based on Garrison Keillor's legendary radio variety show with a script penned by Keillor himself. Besides, Keillor will also star in.

"A Prairie Home Companion" takes a look at what goes on backstage at one of America's most celebrated radio shows, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

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