STXfilms will launch the thriller, set two years sooner or later when a virus vaccine is elusive, in North America and the UK.
STXfilms has acquired the Michael Bay-produced pandemic thriller Songbird for North America and the U.Okay.
Bay lately overcame novel coronavirus manufacturing hurdles to wrap manufacturing on Songbird, which is directed by Adam Mason.
Set two years sooner or later throughout a pandemic lockdown, when a virus vaccine is elusive, Songbird tells of the budding love story between a bike courier named Nico, performed by Okay.J. Apa, who has uncommon immunity, and Sara (Sofia Carson), a younger artist.
Bay produced Songbird with Adam Goodman and Andrew Sugerman’s Invisible Narratives, and Catchlight Movies.
The film was one of many first initiatives to enter manufacturing in Los Angeles with the lifting of a lockdown and the introduction of latest security restrictions, though manufacturing was briefly shut down by SAG-AFTRA.
“This 12 months has irrevocably modified the best way folks work together with one another and their environment, and the reverberations will probably be profound; With all of 2020 underlying each body of the film, Songbird will probably be related, transferring, and mawkish as a love story, whereas additionally scary as hell,” Adam Fogelson, chairman of STXfilms Movement Image Group, stated in a press release.
Director Mason additionally wrote the Songbird script with Simon Boyes.
The ensemble solid contains Craig Robinson, Bradley Whitford, Peter Stormare, Jenna Ortega, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Walter Hauser and Demi Moore.
The producer credit are shared by Jeanette Volturno, Jason Clark, Marcei Brown and Eben Davidson, whereas Michael Kase government produces.
The deal was negotiated by ICM Companions and Endeavor Content material, together with Goodman and Sugerman on behalf of Invisible Narratives.
Endeavor Content material is dealing with worldwide gross sales for the movie.