Tuesday, May 21, 2013
'Maps to the Stars' to start production on July 8th
EXCLUSIVE: eOne closes multiple deals on David Cronenberg’s new thriller.
eOne has closed multiple deals on David Cronenberg’s new thriller Maps to the Stars, starring Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson and John Cusack.
Deals have closed with Benelux (Cineart), Poland (Monolith), Scandinavia (Mis Label), Iceland (Gmight), Switzerland (PatheAG), Portugal (Lusomundo), Turkey (Calinos), Israel (Shani), Greece (Hollywood) and Former Yugoslavia (Discovery).
Deals are set to close shortly for C.I.S., Middle East, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Hong Kong and India.
Production is scheduled to kick off on July 8 in Toronto and Los Angeles on the ghost story that also doubles as a commentary on celebrity culture in Los Angeles. Bruce Wagner wrote the screenplay.
eOne will directly distribute the film in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
eOne and Prospero Pictures are co-financing and Katz produces with SBS Productions’ Saïd Ben Saïd.