Parlay Films to sell Something For Your Birthday in Cannes
Lisa Wilson’s Parlay Films has picked up all international rights on the rom-com to star Malin Akerman and James Marsden.
Television director Michael Engler makes his feature directorial debut from a screenplay by Susan Walter and Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Alix Madigan-Yorkin will produce.
Jay Cohen and P Jennifer Dana at The Gersh Agency are packaging the film and will represent North American rights. Akerman plays a clothing designer who struggles to find love and success after turning 30.
Jennifer Levine, Anonymous Content’s Paul Green and Walter will serve as executive producers.
“Parlay is one of the top sales companies in the business,” Golin said. “Lisa and her team are effective, and know the marketplace really well. We look forward to seeing how this project, with its terrific talent on both sides of the camera, will be embraced around the world.”