A24 Acquires U.S. Rights To Paul Schrader’s ‘First Reformed’

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A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Paul Schrader's thriller First Reformed which stars Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried. The film, which made its World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival followed by screenings at Telluride and Toronto, will be distributed in 2018. The thriller centers around Ernst Toller (Hawke), a mysterious Reverend based in a small town in upstate New York. When Toller is approached by Mary (Seyfried), a pregnant woman struggling with a seemingly…