Phase 4 Films has acquired US and Canadian rights to “Long Time Gone,” the directorial debut of “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness. The film stars Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Zach Gilford, Anthony LaPaglia and Eva Longoria. The film centers on a woman (Madsen), whose life is thrown into disarray when she discovers her husband’s infidelity. She suffers a nervous breakdown and her son becomes determined to help her with the aid of his estrangd older brother.
The film is based on April Stevens’ novel “Angel Angel,” and produced by Bobbi Sue Lather, Gary Magness and Karen McCullah Lutz (“Legally Blonde”), who also penned the script.
Phase 4 plans a theatrical, VOD and digital release in Spring 2013.