Liam McIntyre, Oscar nominee Harvey Keitel and newcomer Jenia Tanaeva will topline the romantic drama See You Soon. First-time feature director David Mahmoudieh is going off of a script from Tanaeva and Mike Cestari with revisions by Joe Ballarini. Poppy Drayton, Oleg Taktarov, Spanish soccer legend Carles Puyol and Larissa Malevannaya also co-star in the pic, which is filming in Europe.
The film centers on a soccer star who, after suffering a career-threatening injury in the run-up to the 2018 World Cup, embarks on an unexpected journey of self-discovery and gives true love a chance.
Tanaeva and Monella Kaplan are producing for eMotion Entertainment, with Alexander Mikhalskiy executive producing.
McIntyre, who starred in Spartacus: War of the Damned for Starz, is a series regular on the Australian series The Pulse. He’s repped by WME and B&B Management.
Repped by ICM Partners, Cinéart and the Artists Partnership, Keitel’s upcoming projects include Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman for Netflix and Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs.
Mahmoudieh, who has a directing background in commercials and music videos, and is writing the superhero movie Worth for Star Trek creators Roddenberry Entertainment. He’s with Heroes and Villains.