The Bronze is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Bryan Buckley and written by Melissa Rauch and Winston Rauch. It was produced by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass through their Duplass Brothers Productions banner. The film stars Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Cecily Strong, Haley Lu Richardson and Dale Raoul. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2015. The film is scheduled to be released in a limited release on March 18, 2016, by Sony Pictures Classics.
Sony Pictures Classics was founded on January 1, 1992, by Michael Barker, Tom Bernard, and Marcie Bloom, set up as an autonomous division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The model of the company is to produce, acquire and/or distribute independent films from the United States and internationally.
Sony Pictures Classics has a history of making reasonable investments for small films, and getting a decent return.It has a history of not overspending.Its largest commercial success in recent years is Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris (2011), which grossed over $56 million in the U.S., becoming Allen’s highest-grossing film ever in the United States.
Occasionally, Sony Pictures Classics agrees to release films for all other departments of Sony; However, under Sony Pictures Classics’ contract with Sony, all other departments of Sony (including the parent company) cannot force Sony Pictures Classics to release any film that the division does not want to release.