Russell Crowe and Lucas Hedges
Distributor Universal Pictures had the movie scheduled for a release in early February, just before the Oscaruitreiking. But this week, it was decided Boy Erased yet not. “The commercial potential of the film is limited shown in countries where this has already been released,” a spokesman, if requested as the reason. Also in Belgium the movie will not be released in cinemas be released.
Boy Erased tells the true story of a gay boy by his parents to a christian re-education camps is sent in the hope that he is heterosexual. The parents are played by Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe; the boy actor Lucas Hedges. The supporting roles are there for popular actors as Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan and Flea, best known as the bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The drama received everywhere rave reviews. According to experts, would Boy Erased even have a chance to make some Oscarnominaties, including Nicole Kidman. The proceeds of the film fell, however, against; up until now brought the drama worldwide, 5 million euros.