EFM: Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi, Josh Charles, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Isaach De Bankolé and Israeli actor Lior Ashkenazi have joined Richard Gere on the cast of Oppenheimer Strategies, which The Solution Entertainment Group is selling at the EFM.
Joseph Cedar directs from his screenplay about a man whose life changes dramatically after he befriends a young politician who becomes an influential world leader. Gideon Tadmor and Tadmor Entertainment, Miranda Bailey and Cold Iron Pictures, David Mandil and MoviePlus Productions, Lawrence Inglee, Eyal Rimmon and Oren Moverman. Michal Graidy, Caroline Kaplan, Amanda Marshall, Jim Kaufman and Doug Mankoff serve as executive producers. The Solution co-founders Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel are co-executive producers.
Principal photography is set to being on Sunday (February 8) in New York and Israel. ICM Partners handles US rights.
The Solution has also come on to handle international sales on thriller Tokyo Vice to star Daniel Radcliffe. John Lesher’s Le Grisbi Productions produces with Adam Kassan and The Solution’s Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel are executive producers alongside Binn Jakupi. Production is set of this summer in Japan. UTA represents US rights.
- Vision Films has begun talks with buyers on Stéphanie Joalland’s The Quiet Hour starring Dakota Blue Richards and Karl Davis. The story from UK-based Frenzy Films centres on a teenager who must protect her family from aliens.