purchased the North American rights to TheWalker, the fictionalized story of a gay
Washington society escort and the murder scandal he gets
caught up in, TheHollywood Reporter detailed Monday.
directed by Paul Schrader, The Walker stars
Woody Harrelson as the title character, and
costars Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily Tomlin, Lauren
Bacall, and Mary Beth Hurt. The Walker is the
bookend to a loose trilogy of earlier Schrader films,
including American Gigolo and LightSleeper.
No release dates
have yet been announced. (The Advocate)