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CBS Films Picks Up Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Starring Justin Timberlake

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire February 19, 2013 at 1:47PM

CBS Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to Joel and Ethan Coen's highly anticipated new film "Inside Llewyn Davis." Written and directed by the Coens and produced by Scott Rudin and Joel and Ethan Coen, the film stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake.
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"Inside Llewyn Davis"
CBS Films "Inside Llewyn Davis"

CBS Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to Joel and Ethan Coen's highly anticipated new film "Inside Llewyn Davis." Written and directed by the Coens and produced by Scott Rudin and Joel and Ethan Coen, the film stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham and Justin Timberlake.    

"Inside Llewyn Davis" follows an aspiring singer-songwriter (Isaac) as he navigates the 1960s folk-music scene in New York City’s Greenwich Village.  T Bone Burnett produced the film’s soundtrack which includes music performed by, among others, Oscar Isaac, Marcus Mumford and Justin Timberlake.  Robert Graf served as executive producer, T Bone Burnett served as executive music producer and Marcus Mumford as associate music producer.
 
Studio Canal is handling international distribution for the film as well as foreign sales.  UTA negotiated on behalf of the filmmakers. No release date has been set, but a premiere in Cannes has been rumored. Watch the trailer below:


 

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