A24 Lands Distribution Rights For ‘Red Rocket’ From FilmNation Entertainment

February 25, 2021

From Deadline article: 

A24 has acquired North American distribution rights to Sean Baker’s Red Rocket. They acquired the rights from FilmNation Entertainment, who owns global rights to the project. This is the first film since Baker’s Oscar-nominated The Florida Project, which A24 also released.


Logline: Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) is a washed up porn star who returns to his small Texas hometown, not that anyone really wants him back.

The film, which is currently in post production, was written by Baker and frequent collaborator Chris Bergoch. Director of Photography is Drew Daniels  

Producers are Sean Baker, Alex Coco, Samantha Quan, Alex Saks, and Shih-Ching Tsou. Jackie Shenoo serves as Executive Producer.

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