Eliza Scanlen and Toby Wallace have joined acclaimed Australian actors Ben Mendelsohn and Essie Davis on the new feature film “Babyteeth”. A warm-hearted and bittersweet comedy about love, loss and family, “Babyteeth” is being shot on location in and around Sydney. The film is an adaptation of the successful Belvoir Theatre play by Rita Kalnejais.
“Babyteeth” is a bittersweet comedy about learning to let go and finding grace in the glorious chaos of life. Milla is a supernova about to explode. When the seriously ill teenager falls madly in love with a small-time drug dealer, it’s her protective parents’ worst nightmare. But Milla is teaching those in her orbit how to live like you have nothing to lose.
Shannon Murphy directs the film, which will be released by Universal Pictures.
Sean Bean, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Stacy Martin have joined Andrea Riseborough and Christopher Abbott in Brandon Cronenberg’s highly anticipated sophomore feature film ”Possessor”, it was announced today by producers Fraser Ash, Niv Fichman, and Kevin Krikst of Rhombus Media, and Andy Starke of Rook Films.
The film is slated to begin production in April 2019 and will shoot on location in Canada.
Cronenberg is directing from a script he wrote which follows Tasya Vos (Riseborough), an agent for a secretive organization who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people’s bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of high-paying clients. But something goes wrong on a routine job, and she soon finds herself trapped in the mind of an unwitting suspect (Abbott) whose appetite for violence turns out to rival her own.
Gerard Butler will play the lead role in the disaster thriller about one family’s fight for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.
STX international is handling international distribution and pitching the film at the Berlin Film Festival’s European Film Market.
The film re-teams Butler with director Ric Roman Waugh (“Angel Has Fallen”)