New York, London and Buenos Aires-based Lucky Monkey Pictures has lined up comedy The Land Of Enchantment to be directed by Hamlet 2’s Andy Fleming.
Lauren Versel and Maria Teresa Arida’s company co-financed and produced Raymond De Felitta’s Bronx-set family drama City Island, which gets its world premiere in Tribeca’s Encounters programme on Sunday [April 26] and stars Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Emily Mortimer and Steven Strait.
Lucky Island’s The Last Summer Of The Bojita by Argentine writer-director Julia Solomonoff recently screened at the Buenos Aires Film Festival and was produced with Pedro Almodovar’s El Deseo and LMP sister company Travesia Produciones.
The pipeline includes The Wedding Director written and to be directed by De Felitta, The Trespasser produced with Laura Bickford, Nadine Gordimer’s The House Gun to be directed by Bruce Beresford, and Black Wedding to be directed by Alan Taylor.
Rounding out the slate are the comedy Dead Broke, Ruskin by Aleksandra Crapanzano, and El Lector produced by Lucky Monkey and Jane Startz and written by Flaminia Ocampo.