DEMOLITION

STATUS: Completed

US RELEASE: Fox Searchlight (April 8, 2016)

GENRE: Drama

DIRECTOR: Jean-Marc Vallée

WRITER: Bryan Sipe

CAST: Jake Gyllanhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper 

PRODUCERS: Lianne Halfon, Russell Smith, Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill, Sidney Kimmel

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Thad Luckinbill, Jason Reitman, Nathan Ross, Carla Hacken, Helen Estabrook, John Malkovich, Ellen Schwartz

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Black Label Media, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Mr. Mudd 

SYNOPSIS: In Demolition, a successful investment banker, Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father-in-law (Chris Cooper) to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen (Naomi Watts) and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two strangers form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son (Judah Lewis), Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.