Warner considering selling Ryan Gosling's directorial debut after Cannes reviews

Could be looking at independent distribution

It's probably safe to say that Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, Lost River, hasn't gone down as well as would have been predicted at the Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes audiences are notoriously quick to turn on a project, and the reaction to Gosling's film has been distinctly mixed. Read Total Film's Lost River reaction review here.

It now sounds as though Warner Bros might be reconsidering their distribution plan for the film, with Deadline reporting that the studio - which brought the film to the festival - is now looking to pass the film to a niche distributor for release.

The studio has a good working relationship with Gosling, and according to the report, the film might fare better under the care of a speciality distributor.

With the likes of Christina Hendricks, Matt Smith and Saoirse Ronan all involved, we'd imagine star power alone will ensure this one finds a new home, with fans no doubt keen to catch a glimpse of Gosling's latest artistic endeavour...

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