Winona Ryder is reuniting with her Heathers director MichaelLehmann on a new comedy called Weed which Sideways producer Michael Londonwill produce. International sales agent Arclight Films is talking the film upto buyers at Sundance; Cinetic Media is handling domestic rights.
The movie is a hip comedy with the same cult trappings as Heathers in which Ryder takesthe lead as a hopeless stoner. It follows her and a struggling actor throughthe course of one wacky day.
Arclight also has The Merchant Of Venice and Head In TheClouds in sections here at Toronto. Lehman's credits since Heathers include 40 Days And40 Nights, The Truth About Cats And Dogs, Airheads, My Giant and Hudson Hawk.