Jacob Tremblay and Vera Farmiga Adventure ‘Burn Your Maps’ Acquired by Vertical Entertainment

Vertical Entertainment has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to “Burn Your Maps,” an adventure drama starring Jacob Tremblay, Vera Farmiga and Virginia Madsen, the company announced Wednesday.

Vertical Entertainment is planning a Q2 theatrical release for the film, and Warner Bros. Pictures will handle international distribution.

Jordan Roberts, who wrote the screenplay for Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” wrote and directed “Burn Your Maps,” which made its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016.

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The story involves a family in emotional turmoil who is taken by surprise when an eccentric eight-year-old boy, Wes, (Tremblay) has an existential epiphany: he believes that he is in fact a Mongolian goat herder.

“‘Burn Your Maps’ is a funny, heartwarming, and deeply human portrait of a family navigating hardship,” Rich Goldberg, co-President of Vertical Entertainment said in a statement.
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