Focus Features has dated B.J. Novak’s feature directorial debut, Vengeance, for Friday, July 29.
The darkly comic thriller follows Ben Manalowitz, a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with. The ensemble cast includes Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron, and Dove Cameron.
Novak directed and wrote the Blumhouse production. Producers are Jason Blum, Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath. Leigh Kilton-Smith, Christopher H. Warner and Novak are executive producers. Jennifer Scudder Trent, Jon Romano and Nicholas Kraft are co-producers. Divide/Conquer also produced the movie.
Vengeance hits theaters on the same weekend as Warner Bros./DC’s Dwayne Johnson comic book movie, Black Adam.
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