Sierra/Affinity to start AFM talks on The Keeping Room
The Civil War era thriller will star Olivia Wilde, Hailee Steinfeld and Nicole Beharie. Wind Dancer Films will finance and produce with Gilbert Films and Anonymous Content. WME Global arranged financing and represents North American rights.
Shooting is scheduled to kick off in March 2013 in North Carolina. Daniel Barber will direct from Julia Hart’s screenplay about two Southern sisters and a slave in the last days of the war who are besieged by soldiers from the oncoming Union Army.
Jordan Horowitz of Gilbert Films and Matt Williams, David McFadzean, Judd Payne and Dete Meserve of Wind Dancer will produce.
Gary Gilbert of Gilbert Films and Michael Sugar of Anonymous Content will serve as executive producers.