Written by Stephanie Sanditz (The High Life) and to be directed by Castille Landon (Fear of Rain), the story centers on successful boxing trainer Sienna Lane, who discovers that her boyfriend Jax, the reigning champion, has been cheating on her with her own sister. She sets out to get revenge by training the one man capable of dethroning him: his arch-nemesis Kayden.
Producers are Constantin Film’s Robert Kulzer, JB Pictures’ Jeremy Bolt, and Aron Levitz, President of Wattpad Webtoon Studios. Executive producers are Constantin’s Martin Moszkowicz, Wattpad’s Eric Lehrman and Lindsey Weems Ramey.
The film is based on Claudia Tan’s bestselling novel that garnered 81 million reads on social storytelling platform Wattpad. It won the People’s Choice Award at the 2015 Wattys.
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The movie re-teams German powerhouse Constantin with Bolt, with whom they worked on the Resident Evil movie franchise, assassin action movie Polar starring Mads Mikkelsen and Vanessa Hudgens, and the upcoming video-game adaption Monster Hunter starring Milla Jovovich.
Madeira will soon be seen in Netflix’s Fear Street movies. Actor and model Noszka recently made and starred in lockdown series Trish & Scott on YouTube. Butler is currently in production on Netflix’s Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas and New Line’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Endeavor’s Cannes virtual market slate also included Keira Knightley pic Silent Night. Some of Wattpad Studios’ hits include the People’s Choice Award-winning film After and Hulu’s Emmy-nominated Light As a Feather.
Madeira is represented by TalentWorks and Ambition Talent. Butler is represented by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham. Noszka is represented by WME and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.
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