Parker Posey, Gena Rowlands, Jeanne Moreau and Drea de Matteo will topline helmer Zoe Cassavetes’ debut “Broken English” for HDNet Films.
HDNet is the production arm of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s 2929 Entertainment.
Melvil Poupaud and Josh Hamilton will also star in the story of a dynamic New Yorker (Posey) who meets a mysterious Frenchman. Encounter makes her rethink her cynical outlook on love.
Andrew Fierberg of Vox3 and HDNet’s Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente produce the film, which begins lensing this week. Wagner and Cuban exec produce.
Pic is a co-production with Japan’s Phantom Film, in association with French imprint Back Up Films.
HDNet just wrapped Hal Hartley’s “Fay Grim,” which also stars Posey.
Cassavetes, daughter of auteur John Cassavetes, has previously helmed the short “Men Make Women Crazy Theory.”
HDNet’s “One Last Thing” and “The Architect” are both screening at the Tribeca Film Festival.