Tribeca Film Acquires Ed Burns’s The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

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Film Still Courtesy of Tribeca Film

Tribeca Film has acquired rights to Director Edward Burns’s The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, which will premiere this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Tribeca Film anticipates a late-November release of the film, to coincide with the holiday season.

Burns’s last release was the 2011 Newlyweds, a top selling title, according to a statement by Tribeca Enterprises.

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas presents the story of a “return to the working-class, Irish-American roots of The Brothers McMullen.” The film co-stars Connie Britton of Friday Night Lights fame, and Michael McGlone.

“Family dynamics around the holiday are a rich vein, brought to life on screen by Ed Burns’ unique ability to create relatable, intimate and affecting moments,” said Geoffrey Gilmore, Chief Creative Officer of Tribeca Enterprises.

—Alissa Fleck

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