EXCLUSIVE: Myriad Pictures announced (April 2) that production on the comedy-drama starring Chace Crawford and Tyler Labine will take begin on April 5 in Revelstoke, British Columbia.
Cameron Labine wrote and will direct Mountain Men, about two brothers stranded at their family’s mountain cabin during a search for their missing father.
Myriad Pictures will commence talks with buyers immediately and handles worldwide sales excluding Canada, where Pacific Northwest Pictures will release the film.
“We are very excited to be working with the Labine brothers in partnership with the very talented Chace Crawford,” said Pacific Northwest Pictures vice-president Emily Alden. “Cam is a very exciting new and innovative voice. As a whole package we expect the team to achieve something remarkable and we are thrilled to be part of it.”
“I’m thrilled to be working with Tyler and Chace, who have compelling odd-couple chemistry,” said Cameron Labine. “Set against the rugged Rockies, Mountain Men will be funny, moving and suspenseful.”
Jason James is producing while Dave Valleau and Tex Antonucci serve as executive producers alongside Alden and Myriad president and CEO Kirk D’Amico.
The film has been developed and produced with the support of Telefilm Canada, The Harold Greenberg Fund, The Movie Network, Movie Central and Creative BC.
Myriad’s sales slate include You’re Not You starring Hilary Swank, Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut The Long Midnight Of Barney Thomson, Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman in Life Itself and upcoming Tribeca world premiere Miss Meadows starring Katie Holmes.