Vertigo Releasing Acquires the period drama Mr Malcom’s List for the UK, coming to cinemas from Friday 26th August.
“Vital and delightful… First-time feature filmmaker Emma Holly Jones spins a lush, lavish, and quite frisky tale”
Kate Erbland, Indiewire
“The colour-blind casting enables some wonderful performances… Jones’ debut is stuffed to the brim with the sharp dialogue and rich costumes”
Katie Walsh, The Wrap
Vertigo Releasing announces the UK cinema release date for the eagerly-awaited period comedy drama MR MALCOLM’S LIST. The film will be released in over 200 cinemas across the UK from Friday 26th August.
A playful mix of Bridgerton and Pride and Prejudice, the Regency-era romantic comedy is the feature debut of director Emma Holly Jones, who also produced the film, and is based on the bestselling book by Suzanne Allain. The film stars Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Zawe Ashton (Nocturnal Animals, Fresh Meat), Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù (Gangs of London), Ashley Park (Emily in Paris), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Invisible Man) and Theo James (Divergent).
When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite (Zawe Ashton) is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm (Sope Dirisu). Feeling humiliated and determined to exact revenge, she convinces her friend Selina Dalton (Freida Pinto) to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he’s found the perfect woman… or the perfect hoax.
Starring FREIDA PINTO, ṢỌPẸ́DÌRÍSÙ , OLIVER JACKSON-COHEN, ASHLEY PARK, ZAWE ASHTON AND THEO JAMES and directed by EMMA HOLLY JONES.
MR MALCOLM’S LIST WILL BE RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS FROM 26 AUGUST