Jodie Comer Movie ‘The End We Started From’ Sells to Paramount: Cannes – Deadline

Unique: Paramount’s Republic Pictures label acquires North American rights to dystopian drama-thriller the end we start fromStarring BAFTA and Emmy winner Jodie Comer (murder eve,

The mid seven-figure pact is the biggest ever announced deal for a project up for sale at this year’s Cannes Bazaar. Anton and UTA are handling world sales here on the Riviera.

The comedian stars as a woman who, with her newborn baby, tries to find her way home amid an environmental crisis that floods London and sees her young family disintegrate into chaos Is.

Mahalia Bello (the long song) directs the film, which also stars Joel Fry (Cruella), Mark Strong (kingsman), Gina Mackie (my policeman), Katherine Waterston (fantastic animal) and Benedict Cumberbatch (fake game,

Based on the novel by Megan Hunter and adapted to the screen by Alice Birch (normal people), photo produced by Leah Clarke and Adam Ekland (The Mauritanian) For SunnyMarch, Lisa Marshall (Temple) for Hera Pictures, Amy Jackson (after noon) and Sophie Hunter. Pic is currently in post-production.

Anton, C2 Motion Picture Group, BBC Film and the BFI financed the film, which will go through Paramount’s Global Content Distribution.

Dan Cohen, Paramount Chief Content Licensing Officer and President of Republic Pictures, said: “What Mahalia Bello has brought to the screen from Megan Hunter’s novel is a harrowing and hopeful examination of human resilience, and we look forward to the film’s captivating Honored to be a part of the journey.audience.

Paramount revived Acquisitions Play Republic Pictures earlier this year. The historic label was established in 1935 and discontinued in 1967. are among the early projects on the slate winter spring summer or autumnstarring Jenna Ortega and Percy Hines White and William Friedkin Caen mutiny court-martial.

A series of strong packages announced pre-market raised expectations of energetic deal-making at Cannes. Things are slowly coming into focus. Domestic deal-making has been sluggish to date, with streamers (and global deals) largely absent, leaving the door open for international indie buyers to take their pick. We’ve heard that several projects are selling well internationally and some big festival titles are causing heat for North America.

We told you about the biggest deal ever right here: Big bang for Sony paddington Threequel, however that project was not strictly on sale at Cannes and the deal was largely ahead of the market. Neon Makes First Announced North American Deal For A Festival Movie With Pablo Berger robot dreams and Sony Classics announce a deal for animated doc they shot the piano player, There was a feverish report of Prime Video working on a UK deal for flamboyantBut that copyright agreement was implemented last year.

on executive producer the end we start from Benedict Cumberbatch as Sunny March, Jodie Comer as Anton, Mark Strong, S├ębastien Rebaud, Fanny Soulier, Peter Engels, Kate Maxwell, Dave Caplan (babylon) and Jason Cloth (clown) for C2 Motion Picture Group, Eva Yates and Claudia Yousef for BBC Film, and Lizzy Frankie for the BFI.