EXCLUSIVE: Production is underway in New York on Archer Gray Productions and Maven Pictures’ drama Ten Thousand Saints starring Ethan Hawke. The Solution Entertainment Group will kick off international sales in Berlin

Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Emile Hirsch and Emily Mortimer round out the key cast on the multigenerational tale based on Eleanor Henderson’s novel. CAA represents US rights.

Archer Gray Productions’ Anne Carey and Amy Nauiokas, Luca Borghese and Maven Pictures’ Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray serve as producers.

Ten Thousand Saints is set in New York City in the late 1980s as the son of diehard hippies embarks on an odyssey to the extremities of late 20th century youth culture.

Ten Thousand Saints is such an exciting project for us to be involved with featuring a high-calibre ensemble cast of Hollywood’s top actors working today,” said The Solution co-founders Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel.

“The shoot just started and with Bob and Shari at the helm, we can’t wait for the end results and no doubt our international partners will be just as enthusiastic as we are.”