‘Serenity’ gets awards-season release date

Aviron has given an awards-season release date of Sept. 28 to “Serenity,” starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.

“Serenity” centers on a fishing boat captain (McConaughey), who is forced to grapple with his mysterious past after a glamorous woman (Hathaway) crashes up against his simple life on a small island in the Caribbean and leaves him questioning his reality. Jason Clarke (“Mudbound”), Djimon Hounsou (“In America”), and Diane Lane (“Unfaithful”) co-star in the film.

“Serenity” was written and directed by Steven Knight. He previously helmed and wrote “Locke” with Tom Hardy, and penned the scripts for “Dirty Pretty Things” and “Eastern Promises.” The producers are Guy Heeley and Greg Shapiro.

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First look: Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in “Serenity”

The film is described as “a mysterious tale of a fishing boat captain whose past is about to crash up against his life on a small island in the tropics and ensnare him in a new reality that might not be all it seems to be.” The exact nature of Hathaway and McConaughey’s roles has yet to be confirmed.

Eastern Promises writer Steven Knight is writing and directing. Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, and Jeremy Strong also star.