Jim Caviezel, Greg Kinnear and Joe Pantoliano are all infinal negotiations to join the ensemble cast of psychological thriller Unknown which will mark the feature debut of music video andcommercials director Simon Brand.
GreeneStreet Films International (GFI) is handlinginternational sales on the film, and GFI's Cedric Jeanson and Ariel Venezianoare executive producers alongside Randy DeLano and Frederick Levy. GFIintroduced the project to buyers at Berlin and it was one of the English-languagetalking points of the market.
Darby Parker, Rick Lashbrook and John S Schwartz areproducing the independently financed film which is a high-concept thrillerdescribed as in the vein of Memento and ReservoirDogs. Parker and Matt Waynee co-wrote thescreenplay.
The cast already includes Bridget Moynahan, Jeremy Sistoand Peter Stormare. Bobby Schwartz and Ross Dinerstein of Eleven Eleven Filmsare co-producing.
Caviezel, Sisto and Brandare all represented by ICM; ICM International's Shaun Redick and Hal Sadoffpackaged the project and are representing North American rights.
Kinnear is represented byCAA, Pantoliano by UTA, Moynahan and Stormare by Endeavor, Parker byBenderspink and Waynee by The Paul Kohner Agency.