Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the critically-acclaimed Sundance drama Smashed for theatrical distribution. It isn't clear when the studio plans to release the drama.
Smashed centers on Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), an alcoholic school teacher who decides to try and get sober. Aaron Paul also stars as her husband, Charlie, with Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Mary Kay Place, Kyle Gallner, Bree Turner also star.
James Ponsoldt directed Smashed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Susan Burke. Jonathan Schwartz and Andrea Sperling produced Smashed, and received a Grand Jury Prize and Sundance for producing both Smashed and Nobody Walks.