Tribeca Film Acquires Ed Burns's The Fitzgerald Family Christmas


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Tribeca Film has acquired rights to Director Edward Burns's The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, which will premiere this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Tribeca Film anticipates a late-November release of the film, to coincide with the holiday season. Burns's last release was the 2011 Newlyweds, a top selling title, according to a statement by Tribeca Enterprises. The Fitzgerald Family Christmaspresents the story of a "return to the working-class, Irish-American roots of The Brothers McMullen." The film co-stars Connie Britton of Friday Night Lights fame, and Michael McGlone. "Family dynamics around the holiday are a rich vein, brought to life on screen by Ed Burns' unique ability to create relatable, intimate and affecting moments," said Geoffrey Gilmore, Chief Creative Officer of Tribeca Enterprises. -Alissa Fleck


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