Founder Brian O’Shea and Nat McCormick will represent international rights to the hit musical when the AFM kicks off in Santa Monica on Oct 31. Anna Kendrick will star.
Richard LaGravenese adapted and will direct the film based upon the musical by Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown
Lucky Monkey Pictures are producing with Lauren Versel, Kurt Deutsch, Janet Brenner and LaGravenese.
The Last 5 Years premiered off-Broadway in 2002 and is styled as a musical deconstruction of the love affair and marriage of a struggling actress and a rising novelist from meeting to marriage to break-up.
“We are thrilled to bring this highly original, commercial project to the international marketplace,” said O’Shea (pictured). “The Last 5 Years is exactly what my buyers are looking for – unique marketable source material married with A-list theatrical talent. The commercial potential for The Last 5 Years is tremendous.”