Watch Julianne Moore Fight for Gay Rights (and Maybe Another Oscar) in Freeheld

Vanity Fair - Oct 22, 2020

Nearly a month after the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling, we receive the first trailer for Freeheld, a tear-jerking drama about a pioneer of the same-sex equality movement. Julianne Moore stars as real-life New Jersey detective Laurel Hester who, upon being diagnosed with incurable lung cancer in 2005, battled her county’s governing body of Freeholders to leave her pension benefits to her domestic partner Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). Hester’s efforts were initially blocked by county representatives, and she spent her final weeks in 2006 battling for an appeal. ... [ READ MORE ]

Love Is Love For Julianne Moore And Ellen Page In The First “Freeheld” Trailer

Buzzfeed Entertainment - Oct 22, 2020

Moore and Page play a couple fighting for equal rights in this new movie, and BuzzFeed has the exclusive trailer. ... [ READ MORE ]

Ellen Page On Producing Civil Rights Story and Lesbian Drama Freeheld

The Mary Sue - Oct 22, 2020

Have you heard about Freeheld, the lesbian drama starring Ellen Page and Julianne Moore? The adaptation of the 2007 documentary Freeheld: The Laurel Hester Story is about lesbian couple Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree after Hester becomes terminally ill and they have to fight to keep pension benefits. Page will be playing Andree and Moore will play Hester... ... [ READ MORE ]

A Rundown Of Buzzy Berlin Titles As Market Begins To Roll - Feb 16, 2015

The halls are starting to hum softly here in Berlin as the European Film Market swings into gear. The first deals were announced yesterday before the event officially opened, with The Weinstein Co notably boarding IM Global’s The Man Who Made It Snow. This morning, FilmNation unveiled a series of offshore output deals for titles from Open Road, which will kick off with the Jamie Foxx/Michelle Monaghan-starrer Sleepless Nights… ... [ READ MORE ]

Julianne Moore’s New LGBT Film “FREEHELD” Sparks Epic Berlin Bidding War For North American Rights

Feel Guide - Feb 14, 2015


All it took was a 12-minute clip of Julianne Moore & Ellen Page’s new LGBT rights film FREEHELD to send studio execs into an all-night bidding war in a Berlin conference room for the sale of the film’s North American rights. The bidding war lasted until the break of dawn with Lionsgate coming out on top in a sale that is reportedly in the “high seven figures” range according to sources... ... [ READ MORE ]

Berlin: Lionsgate Nabs Julianne Moore-Ellen Page Drama 'Freeheld'

Hollywood Reporter - Feb 6, 2015

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Lionsgate has won a bidding war to snag the rights to Freeheld, which tells the true story of the late Laurel Hester, a police detective who fought government officials for equal treatment when she was diagnosed with cancer… ... [ READ MORE ]