Cannes: Bloom Takes Root With Matthew McConaughey Pic ‘Sea Of Trees’

BREAKING: Lot of naysayers out there predicting there will be little treesworthy product in Cannes, but here’s a title that should draw interest. As Exclusive Media winds down, former head of International Sales and Distribution Alex Walton has teamed with financier and producer Ken Kao for a Cannes launch of Bloom. The shingle comes to the Croisette with Sea Of Trees, the Gus Van Sant-directed drama that stars Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and reportedly Ken Watanabe, Cannes2014_badgeand Life Of Pi’s Gill Netter producing along with Kao. The latter will finance through his Waypoint Entertainment banner. CAA and WME Global will handle domestic on the Chris Sparling-scripted film that stars McConaughey as a suicidal man who treks to a dense forest at the foothills of Mount Fuji. Though the Sea Of Trees is called the perfect place to die, he encounters a lost Japanese man (Watanabe) and invests allĀ  his energy to save him, and saving himself in the process. (more…)

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