EXCLUSIVE: Mark Damon’s Foresight Unlimited has picked up international sales rights on Michael Mailer’s drama Blind, starring Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott. Mailer directed and produced alongside Diane Fisher, Jennifer Gelfer, Pamela Thur and Martin Tuchman. Foresight’s Mark Damon and Tamara Birkemoe exec produced alongside Baldwin and Mallory Schwartz. Foresight Unlimited and CAA are repping U.S. rights.
Penned by John Buffalo Mailer (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps), Blind, currently in post, tells the story of bestselling novelist Bill Oakland (Baldwin), who loses his wife and his sight in a vicious car crash. Five years later, socialite Suzanne Dutchman (Moore) is forced to read to Bill in an intimate room three times a week as a plea bargain for being associated with her husband Mark’s (McDermott) insider trading. A passionate affair ensues, forcing both Bill and Suzanne to question whether it’s ever too late to find true love. But when Suzanne’s husband is freed on a technicality, she is forced to choose between the two men.
Baldwin and Moore starred together in Brian Gibson’s 1996 thriller The Juror. Foresight Unlimited also has Rob Cohen’s Category 5, on its Berlin sales slate.