Tulip Fever, the Weinstein Company film that had last been set for July 15 in limited release, has now been pushed to February 24, 2017. The film stars Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz and Judi Dench. Set in 17th century Amsterdam, it is based on novel of the same name by Deborah Moggach, written by Tom Stoppard and directed by Justin Chadwick.
Other films on that February 2017 date include Paramount’s God Particle and Open Road’s Sleepless.
The movie follows a married woman (Vikander) who begins a passionate affair with an artist (Dane DeHaan) hired to paint her portrait. The lovers gamble on the booming market for tulip bulbs as a way to raise money to run away together. Holliday Grainger, Jack O’Connell, Zach Galifianakis, Matthew Morrison, Tom Hollander and Cara Delevingne co-star.
The film was produced by Alison Owen and Harvey Weinstein.