HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – “Sarah Jessica Parker shines” (Indiewire) in the powerful and affecting drama HERE AND NOW, arriving on DVD January 22, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
HERE AND NOW premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and marks the theatrical feature debut of director Fabien Constant (Mademoiselle C). The film was written by Laura Eason (“House of Cards”).
An intimate and emotional story of a woman (Parker) reconciling her life choices during one fateful day, HERE AND NOW features an all-star cast including Simon Baker (The Devil Wears Prada, “The Mentalist”), Common (Selma, Suicide Squad), Taylor Kinney (“Chicago Fire”), Waleed Zuaiter (20th Century Women, Sex and the City 2), with Jacqueline Bisset (Murder on the Orient Express) and Renée Zellweger (Chicago, Bridget Jones’ Diary).
The HERE AND NOW DVD includes the film in standard definition, as well as the featurette “Here and Now: A Diagnosis of Story,” in which Sarah Jessica Parker, Common and the cast and crew discuss the story and making of the film.
Vivienne (Parker), is an established singer with a successful music career. On the eve of a major performance, Vivienne receives some life-altering news that causes her to reevaluate her priorities. As she crisscrosses the busy streets of New York City, she tries to balance her upcoming music tour, family, and friends. Through interaction with her overbearing mother, Jeanne (Bisset), her long-time manager, Ben (Common), and her ex-husband, Nick (Baker), Vivienne strives to make peace with the decisions and sacrifices she’s made along the way.
HERE AND NOW was produced by Sarah Jessica Parker (“Divorce,” “Sex in the City”), Alison Benson (“Divorce”), Andrea Iervolino (To The Bone, The Merchant of Venice) and Lady Monika Bacardi (To The Bone, In Dubious Battle) and was executive produced by Phil Hunt (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies), Compton Ross (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Black Mass), Anna Dokoza (“Flight of the Conchords”), and Luca Matrundola (In Dubious Battle).