The indie romance drama, JACKIE & RYAN starring Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up) and Ben Barnes (Chronicles Of Narnia franchise), about a travelling musician and a former singer who have a chance encounter, will open in theaters and on demand July 3, 2015.
Ryan Brenner (Ben Barnes) a travelling musician and Jackie Laurel (Katherine Heigl) a former singer at a crossroads in her marriage, have a chance encounter while Ryan is busking on the streets of Ogden, Utah.
After a sudden car accident propels them together, Ryan finds himself at Jackie’s house for dinner. Ryan’s battling to find the courage to write his own music while Jackie’s fighting for independence from her estranged husband who wants her to return to their upscale Manhattan marriage.
When Ryan’s musician mentor dies in a train accident and Jackie’s husband threatens to take custody of her daughter, Ryan and Jackie find the strength and music they need in each other. What they don’t know is, if the paths they choose will lead to one another.
JACKIE & RYAN is written and directed by Ami Canaan Mann (Texas Killing Fields), and stars Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up) and Ben Barnes (Chronicles Of Narnia franchise) as well as Clea DuVall, Sheryl Lee and Ryan Bingham. The film is produced by Mann, Molly Hassell, John Jencks and John Avnet.