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8 items from 2017


Eric Stoltz's 'Class Rank' starring Bruce Dern, Kristin Chenoweth acquired by Foresight

21 May 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Skyler Gisondo and Olivia Holt also star.

Mark Damon’s Foresight Unlimited has acquired international rights to actor-turned-director Eric Stoltz’s Class Rank, starring Oscar-nominated Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth (American Gods) and rising actors Skyler Gisondo (Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb) and Olivia Holt (Marvel/Freeform’s upcoming Cloak & Dagger).

Sss Entertainment’s Shaun Sanghani and Sandy Stern produce and Paradigm represents Us rights.

Written by Benjamin AugustClass Rank follows two high school outsiders who join forces in an attempt to overtake the local school board.

Guided by their families, they enter the perilous word of politics and, in the process, learn a thing or two about love.

Foresight Unlimited is currently in production on Todd Robinson’s The Last Full Measure starring Sebastian StanEd Harris, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Fonda, Amy Madigan, Bradley Whitford, and Grant Gustin

The slate includes: »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Ed Harris joins 'The Last Full Measure'

18 May 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Westworld star boards Pentagon drama.

Westworld star Ed Harris is the latest prestige element to join drama The Last Full Measure, which Foresight Unlimited is selling here at the market.

Director Todd Robinson is currently shooting the film in Atlanta and Costa Rica. Sebastian Stan leads the cast as a Pentagon official investigating the record of a dead Vietnam War rescue officer eligible for the Medal Of Honor.

Harris will play a survivor from the war who is interviewed by the Pentagon investigator.

Harris is riding high on the back of rave reviews for Westworld and will be seen later this year in Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!

Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Fonda, Grant Gustin, Michael Imperioli, Diane Ladd and Bradley Whitford also star.

The producers roster includes Timothy Scott Bogart, Foresight Unlimited head Mark Damon, Nicholas Cafritz, Robert Reed Peterson, Shaun Sanghani, Louis Steyn, T.J. Steyn, Julian Adams, [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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CinemaCon: Paramount teases 'Downsizing', 'Annihilation', 'Suburbicon', 'Transformers 5'

28 March 2017 4:40 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exuberant studio session on Tuesday showcases R-rated comedy, sci-fi, adult thrillers, satire.

George Clooney and Matt Damon, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Hopkins, Alexander Payne and none other than former Us vice-president Al Gore were among the celebrity highlights of a high-wattage studio presentation on Tuesday.

Mark Damon introduced “one of the very best directors in the world” Alexander Payne to cue up 10 minutes of footage from the satire Downsizing.

The footage dazzled the crowd and drew sustained applause at the end. Damon and on-screen wife Kristen Wiig volunteer for a ground-breaking social experiment in which they are reduced to the size of dolls.

Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution for overpopulation and climate change, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink people down to five inches tall,” Payne, who is editing the film now, said. “What people soon realise is it’s actually a way to consume more.” The »

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Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan Join Political Drama ‘The Last Full Measure’

8 March 2017 3:09 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Samuel L. Jackson and Sebastian Stan have joined political drama “The Last Full Measure,” which begins shooting in Atlanta and Costa Rica later this month.

Todd Robinson is directing from his own script. Stan is in the lead role and the rest of the cast includes Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli, and Linus Roache.

Stan portrays a Pentagon investigator who reluctantly teams with veterans of the 1966 Operation Abilene to convince Congress to award the Medal of Honor to a courageous Air Force medic, William Pitsenbarger, who is seen saving the lives of over 60 Marines ambushed in one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.  As the battle waged on, and after the last helicopter left, he continued to save lives until his own was sacrificed.

Producers are Timothy Scott Bogart, Mark Damon, Lauren Selig, Julian Adams, Nicholas Cafritz, Robert Reed Peterson, and Shaun Sanghani. Tamara Birkemoe, »

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Samuel Jackson joins 'The Last Full Measure'

8 March 2017 3:01 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Principal Photography set to begin this month in Atlanta and Costa Rica.

Foresight Unlimited announced the development on Wednesday as Jackson has joined lead Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer and William Hurt on the drama.

Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli and Linus Roache round out the key cast on The Last Full Measure, which Todd Robinson is directing from his screenplay.

The story follows a Pentagon investigator who teams up with Vietnam War veterans to ensure Air Force medic William Pitsenbarger is posthumously awarded the Medal Of Honor.

Timothy Scott Bogart, Mark Damon, Lauren Selig, Julian Adams, Nicholas Cafritz, Robert Reed Peterson and Shaun Sanghani are producing, with Tamara Birkemoe, Jenna Sanz-Agero and Sidney Sherman on board as executive producers.

Foresight Unlimited handles international sales and produces in association with Provocator and Sss Entertainment.

Foresight Unlimited’s Mark Damon said: “When I read Todd Robinson’s exceptionally moving script and heard the real-life interviews of the many men whom »

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Berlinale: Alec Baldwin Starrer ‘Blind’ Goes to Vertical Entertainment

8 February 2017 10:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

North American rights to “Blind,” a romantic drama starring Alec Bladwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott, have been picked up by Vertical Entertainment, with a late summer/early fall release date targeted.

Foresight Unlimited is selling international rights at the European Film Market in Berlin.

Blind,” directed by Michael Mailer, is the story of a novelist (Baldwin) who’s blinded in a car crash that kills his wife. He has an affair with the neglected wife (Moore) of an indicted businessman (McDermott) and rediscovers his passion for writing.

The deal was negotiated by Rich Goldberg and Peter Jarowey at Vertical, and CAA, which reps Baldwin, Moore, and McDermott.

Blind” was produced by Martin Tuchman, Mailer, Diane Fisher, Pamela Thur, and Jennifer Gelfer. John Buffalo Mailer wrote the screenplay, with story by Diane Fisher.

Executive producers are Alan Helene, Alessandro Penazzi, Scott Kluge, Baldwin, Mallory Schwartz, Mark Damon, Tamara Birkemoe, Terry Allen Kramer, »

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Vertical Entertainment strikes North American deal on Foresight's 'Blind'

8 February 2017 10:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Romantic drama stars Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore.

Vertical Entertainment has picked up North American rights to the romantic drama and European Film Market (Efm) sales title Blind starring Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, and Dylan McDermott.

Foresight Unlimited will introduce the title to international buyers in Berlin today [Feb 9].

Vertical has earmarked a late summer or early autumn release for the story about a novellist who loses his sight in a car crash that kills his wife and embarks upon an affair.

Michael Mailer directed Blind from a screenplay by John Buffalo Mailer based on a story by Diane Fisher.

Martin Tuchman, Mailer, Fisher, Pamela Thur and Jennifer Gelfer served as producers and Alan Helene, Alessandro Penazzi, Scott Kluge, Baldwin, Mallory Schwartz, Foresight’s Mark Damon and Tamara Birkemoe, Terry Allen Kramer, Khuloud Kelly Rabadi, David Moscow, and Johnathan Gray served as executive producers.

Michael Mailer Films produced the film in association with Ampm Enterprises, Tremendous Entertainment, Haymarket »

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Bialek named MonteCristo president

3 January 2017 3:39 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Us sales and production company MonteCristo International Entertainment has named former Carolco and Seven Arts executive Chris Bialek (pictured) as president.

MonteCristo has also appointed intellectual property lawyer Elettra Bietti as a business affairs executive based in the UK.

Distribution and marketing veteran Bialek has worked with figures including Mario Kassar, Arnold Kopelson, Mark Damon and Edward Pressman, and has also done stints at Parallel Media, Das Werk and Quadra Entertainment.

Cindy Nelson-Mullen, the MonteCristo sales and acquisitions executive who has now been named chief operating officer of the company, said: “During the last 10 years, MonteCristo has grown its sales and production activities, theatrical releases and digital output deals and currently represents over 70 feature films worldwide. We look forward to Chris’s contribution to consolidate and expand the company presence in the English-language market.”

Bialek said he is “very excited to be part of the MonteCristo team and I look forward to growing the company with higher »

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