Pine, Ejiofor join Zachariah
Chris Pine, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor will star in Material Pictures and Zik Zak Filmworks’ Z For Zachariah. Lotus Entertainment launches sales in Cannes.
Craig Zobel will direct the Robert C O’Brien sci-fi adaptation about a girl who mistakenly believes she is the sole survivor of a nuclear catastrophe.
Nissar Modi adapted the screenplay and production is set for August.
Material Pictures’ Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe will produce alongside Zik Zak Filmworks’ Skúli Malmquist, Thor Sigurjonsson and Palomar Pictures’ Joni Sighvatsson.
Gary Ross and Lucky Hat Entertainment’s Stephen Bannatyne are the executive producers along with financier Silver Reel’s Claudia Bluemhuber and Lotus partners Jim Seibel and Bill Johnson.
CAA arranged financing and co-represents US rights with WME.