EXCLUSIVE: The EFM dominoes are beginning to fall. We perceive that Liam Neeson motion pic Reminiscence has pre-sold to German indie-major Telepool in a low-mid seven determine deal right here on the EFM. STX is dealing with worldwide.
The motion thriller might be directed by On line casino Royale director Martin Campbell. Pic is predicated on the 2003 Dutch movie The Reminiscence Of A Killer, and Dario Scardapane (The Bridge) has written the screenplay for the English-language model, which is scheduled to start out shoot in August.
Neeson will play an skilled murderer with a status for discreet precision who, when he refuses to finish a job for a harmful felony group, turns into a goal and should go on the hunt for individuals who need him lifeless.
Cathy Schulman (Crash) is producing by way of her Welle Leisure banner, with Rupert Maconick and Arthur Sarkissian. Black Bear Footage’ Teddy Schwarzman (The Imitation Recreation), Michael Heimler (I Carry You With Me) and Ben Stillman (Gold) will government produce and Black Bear will absolutely finance the movie. CAA Media Finance reps home rights.
STX beforehand teamed with Campbell, Schulman and Sarkissian on The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, which grossed $145M worldwide. The studio’s worldwide crew is on a roll right here on the EFM. That is the second large deal they’ve closed right now after Leonine swooped on rights to Gerard Butler motion pic Distant Management.