Fortissimo Filmshas boarded the as-yet-untitled new film from Todd Solondz, a companion pieceto his earlier break-through piece Happiness,and will commence pre-sales immediately in
The film, knownas The New Todd Solondz Film, will be produced by Ted Hope (21 Grams), Mike Ryan and Derrick Tseng (Chasing Amy) with Fortissimo Films'co-chairmen Michael J Werner and Wouter Barendrecht serving as executiveproducers.
"My new movie isa kind of sequel to - or riff on - Happinessand to some extent Welcome To The Dollhouse," said Solondz.
"Many of thecharacters from these movies unexpectedly beckoned to me, and so I haveexplored new ways of developing and enlarging their stories, with the intent torecast them from a fresh perspective."
Fortissimo hasbeen expanding its involvement in English-language filmmaking in the
The fast-growingcompany is also handling high-profile English-language titles from the
The company has also recently secured a stringof sales to the