Hayek’s Spanish Film to Be Released in the U.S.

Salma Hayek landed a Best Actress nomination at this year’s Goya Awards for her work in As Luck Would Have It… And, now it appears American audiences will finally be able to watch her stellar performance.

IFC Midnight has announced that it is acquiring all United States and United Kingdom rights to director Álex de la Iglesia’s award-worthy Spanish film.

Salma Hayek in As Luck Would Have It

Screened at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, As Luck Would Have It is having its North American premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in the Spotlight Section.

Starring Jose Mota, Salma Hayek, Blanco Portillo and Fernando Tejero, the film centers on an out-of-work publicist who suffers an accident looks to sell the exclusive interview rights to the highest bidder in an attempt to provide for his family.

As Luck Would Have It received two Goya Award nominations, including Best Actress for Salma Hayek’s performance and Best New Actor for Jose Mota’s performance.