A24 has snapped up North American rights to Claire Denis’ English-language debut High Life starring Pattinson following its world premiere in TIFF.
The distributor plans a 2019 theatrical release for the film about criminals on board an imperilled spaceship that stars Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth and André Benjamin.
Rounding out the cast are Lars Eidinger, Agata Buzek, Claire Tran, Ewan Mitchell, Gloria Obianyo, Scarlett Lindsey, Jessie Ross, and Victor Banerjee. Denis wrote the screenplay with Jean-Pol Fargeau and Geoff Cox
High Life premiered in Gala Presentations and screens again to the public on Thursday and Friday. Pandora Film Produktion produced with Alcatraz Films, Andrew Lauren Productions, The Apocalypse Films Company, and Madants.
Claudia Steffen, Christoph Friedel, Laurence Clerc, Olivier Thery Lapiney, Andrew Lauren Oliver Dungey, Klaudia Smieja, and D.J. Gugenheim served as producers.
The distributor brokered the deal with international sales agent Wild Bunch and CAA on behalf of the filmmakers.