Frances McDormand’s ‘Nomadland’ Bought by Fox Searchlight

Variety | 2/12/2019 | Dave McNary
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Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to writer-director Chloé Zhao’s road drama “Nomadland,” starring Frances McDormand.

The film follows McDormand’s Oscar-winning role in Searchlight’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” David Strathairn, Linda May, and Charlene Swankie also star.

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“Nomadland” is a Highwayman Films, Hear/Say Productions, and Cor Cordium Productions project. The film is produced by McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, and Zhao.

The movie follows a woman in her sixties, who after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

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“As I fell in love with the American west, it was impossible not to become fascinated with the roads that lead...
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