Myriad jumps aboard Elektra Luxx for Cannes
Myriad Pictures will commence international sales in Cannes on Elektra Luxx, Sebastian Gutierrez’s comedy follow-up to Women In Trouble.
The film recently premiered at SXSW and stars Carla Gugino, Timothy Olyphant, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Malin Akerman, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kathleen Quinlan, Marley Shelton and Lucy Punch.
The story chronicles the ongoing misadventures of porn star Elektra Luxx (Gugino), now pregnant, as she tries to segue into a normal existence.
Gutierrez wrote, directed and produced Elektra Luxx. CAA broked the deal for Gutierrez with Myriad vice-president of production Amanda Blue.
“We thoroughly enjoyed working with Sebastian on Women In Troubleand are very happy to be handling Elektra Luxx as well,” Myriad president and CEO Kirk D’Amico said. “He has assembled an absolutely amazing cast.
“Carla Gugino is just spectacular as Elektra. She portrays her character with such sweetness and humour it’s a pure joy to watch. We are really looking forward to presenting this film to buyers in Cannes.”