As previously announced Clive Own and Anil Kapoor star in the international thriller set to begin shooting in spring 2012 in multiple cities including London, Mumbai and New York. Lisa Wilson’s Parlay Films is handling international sales.

Matthew Metcalfe and Chris Curling are producing and Eyeworks New Zealand CEO Julie Christie will serve as executive produce alongside Eyeworks New Zealand, who will partner on the production.

Cities takes place in the heady days leading up to the all-time stock market high as the lives of a greedy hedge fund manager in New York, a house hunting couple in London and an honest police officer in Mumbai collide.

Cities is very much a movie for our time,” Donaldson said. “The subjects of greed and money and their impact on our every day lives surround us constantly and Cities is a movie that will explore this in a dramatic way with tension and

UTA’s Independent Film Group helped to package the film and structure the financing, and will represent domestic rights with CAA.