Focus features announces U.S. release dates for three of their upcoming films.
Directed by Michael Goi and starting production later this month in Alabama, the movie is about a boat with a haunted past and the family trapped on it.
The British actor is getting almost universal raves for his role as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour, currently playing the festival circuit, and he also co-stars in Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which has been doing very well in theaters.
It was a banner day on the spec market, as three major sales went down. The Jennifer Lawrence-Adam McKay pitch Bad Blood was the first to find a home, followed closely by Moonfall from director Roland Emmerich and Mary from Anthony Jaswinski.
The Shallows scribe Anthony Jaswinski is having a pretty good month. Not only is his shark thriller hitting theaters this weekend, but his spec Mary has just been bought by Tooley Productions in a competitive situation, with several buyers circling the red hot script.
Mary, pitched as The Shining/The Conjuring on a boat, has made its way into the hands of some of the biggest producers in town, and with some huge talent circling, it looks like it could be the latest feeding frenzy to hit the spec market.
The market is buzzing as Paradigm and Circle of Confusion launch the latest spec script from The Shallows screenwriter Anthony Jaswinski, Mary, which is being pitched as The Shining meets The Conjuring on a boat.