Projects new to Screenbase include Ian Bonhôte’s directorial debut Alleycats and Jeppe Rønde’s fictional debut Bridgend.
Ian Bonhôte’s Alleycats
Filming is underway on the bike-racing thriller starring Eleanor Tomlinson (Polkdark), Sam Keeley (What Richard Did), and John Hannah (Four Weddings and a Funeral).
The film, produced by Andy Ryder and written by Simon Uttley, Max Kinnings, and Anthea Anka, is funded by The Fyzz Facility and also raised money through a Kickstarter campaign.
Production companies include The Fyzz Facility and Elephant Gun Films.
Jeppe Rønde’s Bridgend
Based on a series of teen suicides in Wales, drama Bridgend is set for its U.S. premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April.
Ronde’s feature will star Hannah Murray (Game of Thrones), Steven Waddington (The Imitation Game), and Josh O’Connor (The Riot Club).
New Europe Film Sales picked up world sales rights, with the exception of Denmark. Producers are Michel Schønnemann and Malene Blenkov of Blenkov and Schønnemann Pictures.
Krzysztof Zanussi’s Foreign Body
Zanussi’s commentary on modern Poland is complete and ready to screen at the Kinoteka Festival.
Starring Agata Buzek, Riccardo Leonelli, Agnieszka Grochowska, and Weronika Rosati, the film is produced by the director, Irena Strzalkowska, and Janusz Wachala of Revolver Films.