4 September 2012 4:45 AM, PDT | TribecaFilm.com | See recent Tribeca Film news »

Building upon the success of Newlyweds - a breakout hit on VOD - Tribeca Film has acquired the rights to writer/director/actor Edward Burns' next film, The Fitzgerald Family Christmas. After its world premiere as an official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 9, a holiday season release is set for late November. 'Having returned to my own filmmaking backyard with my most personal work, The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, I'm thrilled to partner with my old friends at Tribeca,' said Edward Burns. 'We've been working closely together for over a decade and I'm happy to have their support to launch the film this holiday season.' In the film, Burns reunites with cast members Connie Britton and Michael McGlone from his award-winning debut film The Brothers McMullen (1995). (Britton is now best-known to audiences from her role as Tami Taylor in the television version of Friday Night Lights. »

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