EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has signed Swedish writer-director Alexandra-Therese Keining, the filmmaker behind the YA coming-of-age pic Girls Lost that premiered at this year’s Toronto Film Festival to critical raves. Girls Lost, adapted from the bestselling Swedish novel Boys, is about three outcast teenage girls who get a new perspective on high school life when they are mysteriously transformed into boys, in a skillfully crafted tale of sexual confusion with a supernatural twist. ICM Partners will handle remake rights. Here’s a look at the film:
Keining’s previous film Kiss Me won the Breakthrough Award at the 2011 AFI Fest. She continues to be managed by Stephen Gates of Ellipsis Entertainment Group.