Variety reports that the documentary about Jake Roberts, called The Resurrection of Jake The Snake, will get a limited theatrical release by Slamdance Presents, the distribution label of the Slamdance Film Festival. The film premiered there earlier this year.
The documentary looks at Jake’s attempts to turn his life around with the help of Diamond Dallas Page. The theatrical run will include post-screening Q&As with Roberts, DDP and director Steve Yu. It will first screen in Portland on September 2 for the Portland Film Festival, before playing in Los Angeles, NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Nashville, Tampa and more.