LosAngeles-based sales company Voltage Pictures has acquired international rightsfrom Eleven Eleven to Matthew Cole Weiss' psychological thriller TheAmerican Standard andwill begin selling at AFM.
Eleven Eleven, whichproduced the eagerly awaited thriller Unknown, plans to begin shooting next week inLos Angeles on the story of a woman who comes between two male friends in asmall town.
EmmanuelleChriqui, Luke Mably, Joe Pantoliano, Ashley Scott, Pell James, Matt Long andJon Abrahams star in the project, which is being produced by Eleven Eleven'sRoss M Dinerstein, Bobby Schwartz, John S Schwartz and Geoff Stultz.
The producersare currently in discussions with representatives for North American rights.
Voltage's headof sales Nicolas Chartier is bringing a packed slate to the Santa Monica marketthat includes international sales rights on the sci-fi disaster project Isobar, which was announced at Cannes(Screendaily, May 12) and is being produced by Chartier's co-principal atVoltage Dean Devlin.
Isobar is set to begin principal photography inspring 2006; the project, previously set up at Carolco in the early 1990s, wasco-written by Devlin and Roland Emmerich. Jim Uhls wrote the screenplay.
Voltage willscreen comedy The Apewritten and directed by and starring James Franco, supernatural thriller TheLegend Of Lucy Keyesstarring Julie Delpy, comedy Standing Still starring Menu Suvari and Colin Hanks,comedy Vegas Baby!,and thriller The Payback, which stars Jeremy Northam and is being sold by Voltageworldwide.