Gravitas Ventures will release Film Mode Entertainment’s comedy My Divorce Party via digital purchase and cable on demand on April 30.
The film stars Rumer Willis (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The House Bunny, “Empire”), Michelle Meredith (“The Morning Show,” Kappa Kappa Die), Kimia Behpoornia (“Reboot,” “Hacks,” “Atypical”), Sarah Hollis (Kill Your Darling, “24”) and Desiree Staples (Scrap, Take Me to Tarzana, “Everyone Is Doing Great”).
In the film, newly single and ready to mingle, Xan gathers her closest friends on vacation in Joshua Tree to celebrate her impending divorce. Upon arrival, Xan gifts her friends $20,000 each to spend on the trip so that her soon-to-be ex-husband cannot take her life savings. Hilarity and chaos ensue as the ladies help Xan process her feelings while enjoying a weekend full of surprises.
Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment announced the Berlin premiere during the 2024 European Film Market. Film Mode Entertainment will be showing footage from the film to buyers in Berlin for the first time.
Heidi Weitzer directed My Divorce Party, and the deal was completed by Lydia Ianni on behalf of Film Mode Entertainment and producers Adrienne Childress and Geenah Krisht on behalf of the film.
“My Divorce Party is a riveting and hilarious fresh take on a trusted genre, with an amazing cast and a plot filled with clever twists and turns that takes the audiences on a ride of love, laughter and unconventional surprises. The film is a prime example of how a talented female-lead cast and crew can raise the genre bar so high that the outcome is a highly commercially viable movie that stays true to its artistic roots and core message,” Epstein said in a statement.
“We’re thrilled to be partnered with Film Mode. Producing this film was a true labor of love, and we cannot wait to share My Divorce Party with the world,” sproducers Krisht and Childress said in a statement.
The film was also selected to have its world festival debut on March 10 at Cinequest, with an encore performance on March 13.
The ensemble cast also includes Dionne Gipson, Cap Peterson, and Laith Ashley.
Executive producers on the film are Staples, Weitzer, and Sam Fox.