Paul Dano, riding high on critical acclaim for his portrayal of Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy, will star alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the surreal drama.
Tadmor Group and Cold Iron Pictures will co-finance and produce Swiss Army Man, which started life at the Sundance Lab and tells of a homeless man who befriends a dead body in the wilderness and takes it on a journey home.
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert will direct and are scheduled to commence shooting in July.
Cold Iron Pictures’ Miranda Bailey and Amanda Marshall produce alongside Blackbird’s Lawrence Inglee, Jonathan Wang, The Tadmor Group’s Eyal Rimmon and Lauren Mann.
The Tadmor Group’s Gideon Tadmor and Jim Kaufman serve as executive producers with William Olsson.
Los Angeles-based Cold Iron Pictures produced the upcoming SPC release The Diary Of A Teenage Girl starring Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgård, Chrisopher Meloni and Bel Powley and produced and financed Oren Moverman’s Time Out Of Mind starring Richard Gere.
The company is in post-production on the political drama Oppenheimer Strategies starring Gere, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi and Josh Charles.