Jim Seibel and Bill Johnson will commence sales in Cannes on the Starz original TV series adaptation starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Danny Huston, and Kelly Lynch.
Len Blavatnik of AI Film, Brett Ratner of RatPac, Gerry Schwartz of Onex Corporation and Jacky Bibliowicz will produce and finance.
Steve Bing of Shangri-La Entertainment, Alan J Helene and Mitch Glazer produce. CAA represents US rights with Jeff Berg.
Magic City was originally introduced by QED International at AFM and takes place in 1962 Miami as a powerful Miami Beach hotel owner fights the mob, CIA and Cuban mercenaries.
Production is scheduled to begin in August.
Lotus Entertainment’s slate includes: Sacha Gervasi’s November Criminals with Chloë Grace Moretz and Ansel Elgort; Xavier Gens’ thriller The Crucifixion; Shekhar Kapur’s adventure Tiger’s Curse; and Tanya Wexler’s Replicas starring Keanu Reeves.
The company is in post on Luis Prieto’s Kidnap starring Halle Berry; Scott Hicks’ Fallen and Tom Tykwer’s A Hologram For A King starring Tom Hanks.