Sony Pictures Classics has nabbed the rights to Michael Mayer’s “The Seagull,” starring four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening, two-time nom Saoirse Ronan and Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, the studio announced on Tuesday. The film is an adaption of the classic 19th Century Russian play by Anton Chekhov, highlighting the unrequited desire of several characters that have fallen in love with people that want someone else. “If I could dream up the perfect company to release my film, I would conjure Sony Classics,” said Mayer in a statement.

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