Double Dutch International has acquired worldwide rights to the heist thriller The Blue Mauritius, which stars Lucy‘s Amr Waked, Anika Noni Rose and Sönke Möhring amidst an international cast. German Michael Wenning (Crossing Lines) is directing the production slated to begin in the spring in Berlin. The story follows five thieves as they assemble in the German capital to embark on the heist of the century: stealing the most valuable stamp in the world. But the stamp has secrets of its own connected to a legendary fortune and murder.
America’s Got Talent‘s Nick Cannon is executive producing with D Street Pictures’ Dexter Davis and French producer Ilann Girard (March Of The Penguins). DDI will introduce the pic to international buyers at the European Film Market. …
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Amanda Seyfried and Theo James are set to star in Black Lung, a supernatural thriller executive produced by True Detective‘s Cary Fukunaga. Chase Palmer will direct his first feature based on his script, about the wife of a Utah coal miner whose premonition moves her to save her husband just before an explosion in the mine traps all the other miners. With time running out to save the entombed men, her increasingly horrifying visions hint to something darker at play. Solution is selling international and WME domestic at EFM. …
Hayden Christensen has been tapped to star in the action horror film Untöt which will be written and directed by video game producer/helmer Kris Renkewitz for Solaris Entertainment. 13 Films is handling international sales at EFM on the project, which is set towards the end of World War II in December 1944. During a blizzard, an elite military unit headed by Lt. Fredrick Hank (Christensen) is dropped behind enemy lines in the mountains of Poland to destroy a secret Nazi weapons facility, but they encounter something they could never have been trained for: the undead.
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