Milica Kastner, formerly at Helkon SK, has teamed with Yvonne Michael, previously at Phantom Pictures, to form London-based production company MiKast Movies.
The company has a debut slate including a remake of the 1969 film Royal Hunt Of The Sun and Darkness Visible, a contemporary thriller set in Hawksmoor's London.
Additionally, Traffic Hearts is about four days during a hot London summer, while Mabel is set in the lawless Los Angeles of the 1920's. CrossKiller is a contemporary thriller set in Los Angeles, while Dirty Laundry is a modern-day melodrama.
Kastner, daughter of veteran US producer Elliott Kastner, worked in acquisitions and development at Helkon. Michael was a producing partner at Phantom Pictures with credits including Mr In Between and Baby Juice Express.