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While we've been reporting on who might be playing Sarah Connor in the upcoming Terminator reboot, Terminator: Genesis, we might have an actor for her son…Her much older son. According to Deadline, Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) is in talks to play John Connor, the robot-killing messiah-figure of the post-apocalyptic future. As we previously reported, Brie Larson (Short Term 12) and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) are the frontrunners for Sarah Connor, and since they're both younger than Clarke by about two decades, there's clearly some time travelin' going on. I really hope that at one point, John Connor yells at his mom, "You're not the boss of me!" and runs to his room. Hit the jump for more. Terminator: Genesis is set for July 1, 2015. There's also a TV series in the works that will be based on the new movie. Last month, we reported that Tom Hardy was »
- Matt Goldberg
Worldview Entertainment has closed a deal for the North American distribution rights for Academy Award winner Michel Hazanavicius’s drama, The Search, starring Academy Award nominees Bérénice Bejo and Annette Bening.
The Search is the story of an Ngo worker who forms a special relationship with a young boy in warn-torn Chechnya and is based on Academy Award winner Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning 1948 film, with the same title, which is set in post-World War II Berlin.
The production is currently filming in the country of Georgia before moving to France.
Worldview’s Christopher Woodrow, Molly Conners, Maria Cestone and Sarah E. Johnson will executive produce. The Search is the second acquisition for Worldview this year following the pre-Cannes pick-up of the competition title, “Jimmy P.,” starring Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, »
- Michelle McCue
“The Serach” is currently filming in the country of Georgia before moving to France. Wild Bunch is handling international sales and is introducing to the film to buyers at the American Film Market.
CAA represented Worldview on the acquisition.
Hazanavicius wrote the screenplay and is reuniting with “The Artist” producer Thomas Langmann. Worldview’s Christopher Woodrow, Molly Conners, Maria Cestone and Sarah E. Johnson will executive produce.
- Dave McNary
CAA packaged and arranged financing for the film and will represent North American rights. Principal photography is scheduled to commence in 2014.
Ironwood is making an investment in the film. Worldview’s Maria Cestone and Sarah E Johnson and Lotus co-founders Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel will serve as executive producers with Michael G Macs for Ironwood, Allyn Stewart and [link »
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