Destination Films is in final negotiations to sign “Final Destination” star Devon Sawa for its pic “Slackers.”
The indie shingle is also in talks with Jason Schwartzman (“Rushmore”) to co-star in the pic.
“Slackers,” which begins shooting on June 8 in Los Angles, will be helmed by Dewey Nicks. Producers are Erik Feig and Neal Moritz.
Pic was written by first-time scribe David Steinberg. Tale follows three college students who are experts at scamming the system. When the school geek uncovers their deception, he blackmails them to win over the school’s most popular girl (Daily Variety, March 17).
Mark Morgan, veep of production, and Brad Jenkel, co-head of production, are overseeing “Slackers” for Destination.
“Final Destination” has grossed over $31 million to date.
Sawa is repped by UTA.