EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Schwarzenegger (Midnight Sun), Gilles Geary (The I-Land) and Hayley Law (Riverdale) are among cast to join Michael Shannon and Alex Pettyfer in feature crime-drama Echo Boomers, which is now under way in Utah.
Based on a true story, the film follows a group of disillusioned twentysomethings who break into and steal from the homes of the rich. Also among cast are Oliver Cooper, Jacob Alexander and Kate Linder.
Seth Savoy is making his directorial debut on the movie which he scripted with Kevin Bernhardt and Jason Miller. Producers are James Langer, Mike D. Ware, Matthew G. Zamias, Lucas Jarach, Byron Wetzel and Sean Kaplan. Nadine de Barros, Jeff Waxman, Frankie Ordoubadi, Eric Brenner and Sandra Siegal are executive producers, as are James Ireland and Alex Pettyfer via their company Dark Dreams Entertainment which is co producing.
Financing is provided by Three Point Capital, with its principals David Gendron and Ali Jazayeri also serving as executive producers. Fortitude International holds foreign rights and launched the project last year at the AFM. CAA Media Finance reps domestic. Schwarzenegger replaced Nick Robinson and Law replaced Britt Robertson.
Schwarzenegger recently wrapped on sci-fi feature Warning with Annabelle Wallis, Thomas Jane, Pettyfer, Alice Eve and Kylie Bunbury. Emerging actor Geary has a key role in upcoming Netflix sci-fi series The I-Land with Kate Bosworth, while Hayley Law recently starred in The CW smash Riverdale and Netflix’s Altered Carbon.
Schwarzenegger is repped by UTA, Management 360 and Viewpoint. Law is repped by Paradigm and Grandview.