Bleecker Street Warms To ’Arctic’ With Deal For North America & More – Cannes
The title follows a man (Mikkelsen) stranded in the Arctic, who is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.
The script was written by Penna and Ryan Morrison, who also edited the film. Maria Thelma Smáradóttir (Prisoners) also stars.
Producers are Chris Lemole and TimZajaros of Armory Films, who also financed, and Noah C Haeussner ofUnion Entertainment Group. Martha De Laurentiis, Manu Gargi and Einar Thorsteinsson are executive producers.
The deal was negotiated between Kent Sanderson and Avy Eschenasyon behalf of Bleecker Street with CAA Media Finance and UTA for U.S. rights with XYZ handling international sales on behalf of the filmmakers.