Starz has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Careful What You Wish For, the Nick Jonas starring thriller directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum. The film will bow theatrically in June, followed by a VOD release before it moves to Starz later this year.
The project was produced by Ashok Amritraj, Michael A. Helfant, Robert L. Stein, Bradley Gallo and Kirk D’Amico. Hyde Park-ImageNation and Troika Pictures financed the film with Amasia Entertainment and Roberi Media, in association with Merced Media Partners and Myriad Pictures.
Isabel Lucas (Knight of Cups), Graham Rogers (Quantico) and Dermot Mulroney also star in the film which was written by Chris Frisina. Set in a wealthy vacation community, the story follows a guy (Jonas) the summer before he leaves for college who begins an affair with the beautiful wife (Lucas) of his powerful investment banker neighbor (Mulroney). A suspicious death then embroils the two young leads in a scandal.
Starz’s upcoming releases include Jason Bateman’s The Family Fang starring Nicole Kidman, Bateman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett, and Robert Edwards’ One More Time starring Christopher Walken and Amber Heard.