I Love You Phillip Morris finally gets distribution! I hope you’re into waiting…

Posted on 12 May 2009 by ShepRamsey

The black comedy I Love You, Phillip Morris has finally gotten a distribution deal after premiering at the Sundance Film Festival back in January.

According to Variety, the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor film i-love-you-phillip-morriswas picked up by Consolidated Pictures Group and is setting the film far away for a Valentine’s Day 2010 release.

It’s a little frustrating, as I’m tired of waiting to see this movie, but I can’t help but smirk nonetheless at the bold marketing of a film that was initially thought to be ”too gay” to get a distribution deal.

Written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (screenwriters of Bad Santa), it’s the true story of Steven Jay Russell (Carrey), a con artist who escaped from prison multiple times in pursuit of Phillip Morris (McGregor), the former cellmate he fell in love with.

Check our an unfortunately low-quality trailer right below!


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