‘Midnight Sun’ Bought By Open Road

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Midnight Sun starring Bella Thorne and Patrick Scwarzenegger has been bought by Open Road!

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Open Road has bought U.S. rights to Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger’s romantic drama “Midnight Sun” and set a July 24 release date.

Thorne plays a 17-year-old who’s been sheltered since childhood with a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight. Her world opens up after dark when she ventures out to play her guitar for travelers. One night, she meets an ex-high school athlete (played by Schwarzenegger) she’s secretly admired for years and embarks on a romance while hiding her condition from him.

Rob Riggle plays her father. The film also stars Quinn Shephard.

The movie is based on the Japanese film “Taiyō no Uta.” Scott Speer (“Step Up Revolution”) directs from the screenplay by Eric Kirsten.

Source: Variety