Megan Park has established her very-predicted next feature with LuckyChap Enjoyment and Indian Paintbrush.
Adhering to her SXSW-winning function debut “The Fallout,” Park has written and will immediate a coming-of-age comedy, titled “My Aged Ass.” The film will get started casting before long and is predicted to start out filming this summer months.
Park was named to Variety’s “10 Administrators to Watch” listing for 2022 with “The Fallout,” which stars Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler and Julie Bowen and follows the teenagers as they try to rebuild their life subsequent a college tragedy. The movie debuted at the 2021 SXSW Movie Competition, the place Park received the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for narrative feature, as perfectly as the festival’s Brightcove Illumination Award for her screenplay. “The Fallout” was launched in January on HBOMax.
Park is represented by ICM Partners, Burstein Co., Cohen Gardner LLP and ID. LuckyChap Enjoyment is represented by CAA, Administration 360, legal professional Jeff Bernstein and Narrative.
Issa Rae and Jimmy Kimmel Direct Lineup of Presenters for 27th Once-a-year Critics Alternative Awards
The Critics Option Association (CCA) declared its lineup of presenters for the awards ceremony, hosted by Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer on Sunday, March 13. Issa Rae and Jimmy Kimmel will bestow specific honors all through the awards ceremony, with Rae presenting the SeeHer Award to Halle Berry and Kimmel honoring Billy Crystal with the Life time Accomplishment Award.
Further presenters involve Ava DuVernay, Carey Mulligan, Jamie Dornan, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Kristen Wiig, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mandy Moore, Zoey Deutch, Joel McHale, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, J.K. Simmons, Ray Romano, Ken Jeong, Alan Kim, Angelica Ross, Annie Mumolo, Dominique Jackson, Dylan O’Brien, Hailie Sahar, Indya Moore, Jacob Bertrand, Jung Ho-yeon, Kaci Walfall, Lee Jung-jae, Maria Bakalova, Mayim Bialik, Nasim Pedrad, Park Hae-soo, Ralph Macchio, Robin Thede, LA Rams Mentor Sean McVay & Veronika Khomyn, Shawn Hatosy and Sonequa Martin-Green.
Award-Profitable Documentary Filmmaker Robert Rippberger Tapped to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Renner’
Published by Martin Medina and David Largman Murray, with a tale by Luke Medina, the script was a 2020 Screencraft Horror Opposition Finalist, “Renner” facilities on an introverted personal computer genius with severe compulsive tendencies who has concluded a groundbreaking type of A.I., recognised as ‘Salenus’. As the film’s logline clarifies, when an attractive neighbor, Jamie, moves in following door and shows interest in Renner, his lifetime begins to upend as she pulls him into a dark conspiracy that may well lead to his destruction.
“Renner” is generated by Rippberger, Medina, and Jeremy Walton, with casting at present underway and generation established to start in August. The deal was place jointly by govt producers Jay Burnley and Greg Gertmenian of Slated, the movie packaging and funding system.
Rippberger is finest recognised for his documentaries, which include “Public Enemy Number One” and “7 Times in Syria.” The filmmaker a short while ago directed the horror-thriller “Those Who Wander Away,” starring Booboo Stewart. He is now producing the documentary “How to Build a Fact Motor,” with executive producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov, as well as the stop-motion animated movie “The Inventor” from “Ratatouille” writer Jim Capobianco, starring Daisy Ridley, Stephen Fry, Marion Cotillard, and Matt Berry.
Vertical Entertainment Acquires ‘The Walk’ Starring Justin Chatwin and Terrence Howard
Vertical Enjoyment has obtained North American legal rights to distribute the movie, which tells the story of the court-purchased forced integration of the Boston College Process in the 1970s.
“The Walk” follows Invoice Coughlin (Chatwin, pictured under), a Boston Irish cop, who have to contend with social force and bigotry in his community and in just the law enforcement force just after remaining assigned to defend Black pupils bused into the all-white South Boston Superior. The plot chronicles the political and social fallout pursuing the court’s 1974 conclusion, which resulted in brutal violence and town-wide protests, as a few stories collide all through the fateful to start with day of university. Malcolm McDowell, Jeremy Piven, Katie Douglas, Lovie Simone and Anastasiya Mitrunen also star.
Directed by Daniel Adams (“The Lightkeepers”) less than his Mooncusser Filmworks banner, who also co-wrote the script together with jail reform and civil rights activist George Powell, the movie will be unveiled in theaters and digitally on June 10.
“Vertical has a lengthy and prosperous heritage of presenting movies with significant social themes to audiences,” mentioned Adams. “That would be cause ample to be enthusiastic about this partnership, but incorporate to that what a pleasure it is to perform with Peter and Tony and the rest of the Vertical staff, and it would make this deal really great.”
The challenge is executive produced by Alex Nazarenko, and generated by Michael Mailer (“Blind,” “The Ledge”), Hank Blumenthal and Paul W. Hazen. The deal was negotiated by Hazen on behalf of filmmakers and Peter Jarowey and Tony Piantedosi on behalf of Vertical Leisure.
Added Jarowey: “’The Walk’ presents a crucial insight into an instrumental however conflicting time in U.S history. Initiatives to desegregate educational facilities had a profound affect on the pupils who lived by means of the systemic change, and this movie sheds some light-weight on what it was like to are living by these a transform.”