The Family Fang

The Family FangThe Family Fang

The Family Fang Two siblings, Baxter and Annie Fang (Jason Bateman and Nicole Kidman), return to their family home in search of their world famous parents (Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett) who have disappeared.

The Family Fang is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Bateman and written by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Kevin Wilson. The film stars Bateman, Nicole Kidman and Christopher Walken. The film was released on April 29, 2016, by Starz Digital. On October 27, 2011, it was announced that the film rights to the Kevin Wilson novel The Family Fang were bought by actress Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films company. Kidman and Per Saari would be reuniting with their Rabbit Hole co-producers at Olympus Films’ Leslie Urdang and Dean Vanech.[3] On May 8, 2012, screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire was set to adapt the film for Kidman.[4] On November 1, 2013, it was announced that actor Jason Bateman will direct and star alongside Kidman as her brother in the film, and QED International would finance the film.[5] On May 5, 2014, Christopher Walken was cast as Caleb Fang, the siblings’ father.[6]


The Family Fang
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Jason Bateman
Produced by
  • Daniela Taplin Lundberg
  • Riva Marker
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Per Saari
  • Leslie Urdang
  • Dean Vanech
  • Jason Bateman
  • James Garavente
Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on The Family Fang 
by Kevin Wilson
Starring
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Jason Bateman
  • Christopher Walken
  • Maryann Plunkett
  • Jason Butler Harner
  • Kathryn Hahn
Music by Carter Burwell
Cinematography Ken Seng
Edited by Robert Frazen
Production
company
Distributed by Starz Digital
Release dates
  • September 14, 2015 (2015-09-14) (TIFF)
  • April 29, 2016 (2016-04-29) (United States)
Running time
105 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Box office $15,285[2]


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