Greenwich Entertainment will release the pic in theaters in the spring on behalf of Uphecg, which is acquiring all rights — theatrical, home entertainment and TV. The deal, which CAA and Cassian Elwes negotiated on behalf of the filmmakers, is expected to close shortly.
The Public centers on downtown Cincinnati librarians Stuart Goodson (Estevez) and Myra (Jena Malone), who see their regular winter day shaken up when homeless patrons decide to take shelter in their library for the night. What starts as a peaceful sit-in quickly escalates into a face-off with the police and the media. Alec Baldwin,