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Alice Eve Boards Chris Evans’ ’1:30 Train’

21 October 2013 9:04 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In a pre-American Film Market deal, Alice Eve has boarded “1:30 Train,” portraying Chris Evans’ love interest in the romancer.

Sierra/Affinity is handling international sales, which will launch at Afm. Evans will star, produce and direct in his feature directorial debut from a script by Ron Bass and Jen Smolka.

Wonderland Sound and Vision’s McG and Mary Viola will produce with Evans, Karen Baldwin, Howard Baldwin, Mark Kassen and Bill Immerman. Wonderland is fully financing in the company’s first project to go into production since its multi-year funding deal in June, under which it can independently develop, produce and finance its own slate of film, TV and digital projects.

Evans came on board the two months ago.

See Also: Chris Evans Takes on First Directing Job With ’1:30 Train’

Eve was most recently seen in “Star Trek: Into Darkness” and “Some Velvet Morning” (pictured above with »

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Chris Evans Takes The "1:30 Train"

2 August 2013 8:08 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Captain America" actor Chris Evans is set to star in, produce, and make his directorial debut on the romance drama "1:30 Train" for Wonderland Sound And Vision.

Ron Bass and Jen Smolka penned the script which deals with the aftermath of a relationship between two strangers who meet in Manhattan and spend a night together.

McG, Mark Kassen, Howard and Karen Baldwin, Bill Immerman, McG and Mary Viola will produce. Filming aims to begin this Fall.

Source: Deadline »

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Chris Evans Takes on First Directing Job With ’1:30 Train’

1 August 2013 4:05 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In his first feature directing gig, “Captain America” and “Avengers” star Chris Evans has come on board to direct, produce and star in romancer “1:30 Train.”

McG’s Wonderland Sound And Vision is financing. Besides Evans, other producers are Mark Kassen, Howard and Karen Baldwin, Bill Immerman and Wonderland’s McG and Mary Viola.

CAA is representing domestic rights.

Producers plan to shoot “1:30 Train” in the fall. The script, written by Ron Bass and Jen Smolka, centers on the aftermath of a relationship between two strangers who meet in Manhattan and spend a night together.

Evans worked with Wonderland on “A Many Splintered Thing.” He stars in “Snowpiercer,” which opens this weekend, and will be seen in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” next year.

See Also: Film Review: ‘Snowpiercer

News of Evans’ attachment to “1:30 Train” was first reported by Deadline.com.

Evans is repped by CAA and 3 Arts. »

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