HBO has bought explosive Sundance hit film ‘The Tale’ starring Laura Dern, reportedly for $7 million
- HBO has bought the rights to “The Tale,” a hit at Sundance, reportedly for $7 million.
- In the film, director Jennifer Fox recounts being sexually abused at the age of 13.
- Laura Dern plays Fox, who after coming across a story she wrote at 13, begins to uncover her “special” relationship with two adult coaches.
- The movie got an incredible response at the Sundance Film Festival.
HBO has picked up the worldwide rights to Sundance hit “The Tale” starring Laura Dern for $7 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
As THR notes, it’s rare for HBO to buy a finished narrative film out