In a story from Variety, Zeitgeist Films has grabbed the U.S. rights to the Sandrine Bonnaire-Kevin Kline film Queen to Play.

Zeitgeist Films will release Queen to Play early next year.

Caroline Bottaro directed this french language film. It follows a hotel maid (Bonnaire) whose interest in chess is helped by her American employer (Kline). Jennifer Beals and Dominic Gould are also in the cast.

Queen to Play was produced by Dominique Besnehard and Michel Feller.

Evan Jacobs