One of the films that had initially been pegged as a potential 2020 awards player was Taylor Sheridan’s Those Who Wish Me Dead. Starring Angelina Jolie, the movie is another western type work from Sheridan, representing his second directorial effort. Of course, the year came and went, but with the flick being at Warner Bros., it’s head towards a hybrid theatrical and streaming releasee here in 2021. Now, we know that it’s going to hit on May 14th, both in theaters as well as on HBO Max. Will it be an Oscar contender next year? Time will tell, but at least we now know when we can see it!
Here’s the story from Deadline:
Warner Bros. just announced that Taylor Sheridan’s New Line title Those Who Wish Me Dead will debut on May 14 this year.
Remember, that means both in theaters and on HBO Max on opening weekend.
The female-driven neo-Western which is set against a wildfire in the Montana wilderness stars Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Jon Bernthal, Tyler Perry, Aidan Gillen, Medina Senghore, Finn Little and Jake Weber. Pic is based on Michael Kortya’s novel, previously adapted by Charles Leavitt and Michael Kortya.
Sheridan wrote and also produces. Other producers include Garrett Basch, Steven Zaillian, Aaron L. Gilbert, Kevin Turen.
Stay tuned for more on Those Who Wish Me Dead…