By Jim Amos | Box Office Insider April 28, 2014 at 12:09PM
Fox Searchlight opens New York and Los Angeles on the film that was the opening night selection at the most recent Palm Springs Film Festival, "Belle", from director Amma Asante. The movie revolves around an illegitimate mixed race daughter of a member of the Royal Navy. Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in the title role, accompanied by Matthew Goode, Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson.
In addition, Focus opens 50 theatres day-and-date Video On Demand with the Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden comedy "Walk of Shame".