February 16, 2021
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Breaking News in Yuba County on Blu-ray Disc and DVD March 23. The dark comedy is available now for digital purchase and is playing in select theaters from MGM’s American International Pictures. It will be available for video on demand rental March 2.
Directed by Tate Taylor (The Girl on the Train, The Help), the film stars Allison Janney as a suburban housewife who becomes a local celebrity in Yuba County when she embarks on a city-wide search to find her missing husband. Along the way, she encounters her half-sister (Mila Kunis), a local news reporter desperate for a story, and also stumbles into a wannabe mobster (Awkwafina), a relentless local policewoman (Regina Hall), her husband’s deadbeat brother (Jimmi Simpson), who all set out to uncover the truth behind the disappearance.
The cast also includes Juliette Lewis, Wanda Sykes, Ellen Barkin, Matthew Modine, Samira Wiley, Bridget Everett, Clifton Collins Jr. and Keong Sim.