Cannes: Michelle Williams, Joel Edgerton Star in Remake Of ‘The Double Hour’

Deadline.comMay 15, 2013

BREAKING: Michelle Williams and Joel Edgerton are set to star in The Double Hour, a remake of the 2009 Italian film of the same title. Joshua Marston, helmer of Maria Full Of Grace, is writing and will direct. Silver Reel Entertainment and Lotus Entertainment have partnered to finance and sell in Cannes. It’s a psychological thriller that tells the story of two lovers who find themselves victims in the midst of a dangerous and well planned robbery. Indigo Films’ Nicola Giuliano, Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Journeyman Pictures’ Paul Mezey are producing.

The original, directed by Giuseppe Capotondi and produced by Giuliano, premiered in competition to critical praise and awards at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival. Silver Reel’s Claudia Blumhuber, Lotus Entertainment’s Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel, Giulio Marantonio, John Powers Middleton, Jacob Pechenik and Florian Dargel will executive produce. UTA Independent Film Group and CAA are co-repping domestic rights. Marston is represented by WME and Anonymous Content, Williams by CAA, Edgerton by CAA and Shanahan Mgmt.

Related stories

‘The Counselor’ Producers Again Strike Fast To Pre-empt Frederick Forsyth’s ‘The Kill List’

Roth Films, Jane Startz Productions Team On ‘The School For Good And Evil’

Cannes: Scarlett Johansson Making Directing Debut On Truman Capote’s ‘Summer Crossing’

Get more from Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Newsletter