IFC Films Nabs SXSW Satire ‘The Day Shall Come’ With Anna Kendrick, Danielle Brooks

TheWrap | 7/2/2019 | Brian Welk
The day has come for “Four Lions” director Christopher Morris, as IFC Films has acquired the U.S. rights to his latest film “The Day Shall Come,” the indie distributor announced Tuesday.

Morris’s first film since “Four Lions” nine years ago stars Danielle Brooks, Anna Kendrick, Denis O’Hare, Jim Gaffigan and newcomer Marchánt Davis, and IFC will release “The Day Shall Come” theatrically and on demand on Sept. 27.

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“The Day Shall Come” premiered at this year’s SXSW and is a satire “based on a hundred true stories.” TheWrap’s critic Monica Castillo said in her review out of SXSW that in the film, “the stories of many people in the United States are condensed into one bitterly funny but dark comedy about the shortcomings of our justice system.”

The film follows Moses Al Shabaz (Davis), the “Sultan” of The Star of Six Farm on a mission he runs in the Miami projects with his wife, Venus (Danielle Brooks). He bans guns from his community, fights crime and dreams of overthrowing the government. However, The Farm is going under, and Moses must make...
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