It was revealed in the present day that Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Riddick, Oculus, Do not Knock Twice) will play the lead position of Mackenzie ‘Mack’ Wilson within the sci-fi thriller Origin Unknown, and that Content material Media has come on board to deal with worldwide gross sales. UK-based Espresso & Cigarettes who act as govt producers on the movie brokered the cope with Content material Media to characterize the movie. This is what Eduardo Panizzo of Espresso & Cigarettes needed to say in his assertion concerning the new deal.
“We’re delighted to be working with Content material Media on this mission, they’ve an distinctive monitor file and a confirmed historical past of success within the Sci-Fi style.”
Origin Unknown is being directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dullul (Undertaking Kronos, Sync) an award nominated visible results artist (Hellboy II, The Darkish Knight) who lately signed on to direct the much-anticipated Robin Hood reboot, Robin Hood 2058, produced by Atlas Leisure (Suicide Squad, Batman vs Superman, Warcraft) and Gianni Nunnari (Immortals, 300). Whereas concurrently directing music movies and commercials, HaZ transitioned into scripted fare together with his Sci-fi brief movie Undertaking Kronos, which grew to become an Web hit on YouTube and Vimeo. This is what Content material’s Jamie Carmichael needed to say in his assertion.
“We love the elevated Sci-Fi area, and Origin Unknown has all the weather to succeed, a robust excessive idea thought, an incredible solid, an incredible inventive staff and a really spectacular new directing expertise in HaZ. We’re actually excited to carry this to the market.”
The screenplay for Origin Unknown is written by Gary Corridor based mostly on a narrative by Dulull. The director of pictures is Adam Sculthorp (aerial unit on Prometheus, Spectre). The VFX will probably be dealt with by Territory Studio (The Martian, Guardians of the Galaxy, Blade Runner 2, Alien Covenant), Paddy Eason is the VFX Supervisor (28 Weeks Later, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) and Michael Stevens (Million Greenback Child, Invictus, Gran Torino) will compose. Origin Unknown is being financed by Head Gear Movies and Parkgate Leisure; Phil Hunt and Compton Ross of Head Gear Movies are Government Producers on the mission.
After the primary manned mission to Mars ends in a lethal crash, mission controller Mackenzie ‘Mack’ Wilson (Sackhoff) is summoned to help an synthetic intelligence system, A.R.T.I. Their investigation uncovers a mysterious object beneath the floor of Mars, resulting in a discovery that might change the way forward for our planet as we all know it. Principal pictures begins later this month in London, UK. This is what Anis Shlewet from Parkgate Leisure needed to say in his assertion.
“We’re actually enthusiastic about working with HaZ on Origin Unknown, he’s a serious filmmaking expertise, as confirmed by his brief movies, which display his model of grounded, visceral and clever Sci-Fi storytelling. We’re equally excited to be partnering with Espresso & Cigarettes, who’re managing the movie’s advertising and publicity.”
Origin Unknown marks a partnership between Parkgate Leisure (a Manufacturing Firm) and Espresso & Cigarettes (a Producer’s Consultant and Distribution Consultancy). Tom Clark and Eduardo Panizzo are representing the movie and Government Producing. Katee Sackhoff is represented by UTA and administration agency Bleu, an Leisure Firm. Hasraf Dulull is represented by Scott Glassgold of Floor Management L.A, Scott additionally has an Government Producer credit score on the mission.
Along with Origin Unknown, Content material Media‘s spectacular worldwide gross sales slate contains the Sundance documentaries Cries from Syria directed by Academy Award nominated Evgeny Afinevsky and Greg Barker’s Legion of Brothers; the comedy An Actor Prepares starring Jeremy Irons and Jack Huston; the documentary Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, directed by Jon Brewer; Dan Bush’s supernatural thriller heist The Vault, starring James Franco, Francesca Eastwood, Taryn Manning and Scott Haze; action-thriller The Employee, starring Michael Peña, directed by motion director Dan Bradley and produced alongside Jeremy Renner’s firm The Mix; a documentary characteristic concerning the inspiring, Olympic hero turned convicted homicide Oscar Pistorius (Pistorius); the Manolo Blahnik documentary Manolo: The Boy Who Made Sneakers For Lizards; the Maria Callas biopic Callas & Onassis, starring Noomi Rapace with Niki Caro directing and Sci-Fi epic characteristic Increased Energy.