The Lennon Report, which takes place during the moments after John Lennon was murdered in 1980, and looks at the efforts to save him after he was taken to New York’s Roosevelt Hospital, will be released in theaters on October 7 via Emerging Pictures.
The film will open in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Tampa, San Francisco, Denver, Atlanta and Cleveland, and then expand nationwide on October 14.
The Lennon Report, which world premiered earlier this year as the opening night film of the Beverly Hills Film Festival, is directed by Jeremy Profe, and stars Richard Kind as Dr. Stephan Lynn, Evan Jonigkeit as Dr. David Halleran, Walter Vincent as Alan B. Weiss, the ABC news producer who broke the news about Lennon, Adrienne C. Moore (“Orange is the New Black”), David Zayas, Stephen Spinella and Devin Ratray (“Blue Ruin”).
On December 8th 1980, John Lennon was shot outside of the Dakota apartment building in New York City. The Lennon Report follows the unbelievable true story of those who were part of his attempted rescue and witnesses to the human cost of tragedy.
When Emergency Department Nurses Barbara Kammerer (Stef Dawson) and Deatra Sato (Ashley Atkinson) paged Dr. David Halleran (Evan Jonigkeit) about a John Doe shooting victim, they had no idea he would turn out to be the world’s biggest rock star.
Alan Weiss (Walter Vincent), an ambitious young news producer awaiting treatment following a motorcycle accident, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of his life.
Dr. Halleran, with the help of surgeon Dr. Marks (Tony award winner Stephen Spinella), attempts to resuscitate John Lennon. This dramatic surgery is done under the watchful eye of the Emergency Department Director, Dr. Lynn (Richard Kind).
Alan Weiss ignores the orders of his doctor (Adrienne C. Moore) and struggles with Security Officer Medina (David Zayas) to break the story and tell the world what’s happened.