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Russell’s on the path of ‘Undying’

Media 8 selling supernatural P.I. tale in Cannes

Kurt Russell is circling to play the lead in supernatural thriller “Undying,” which Media 8 Entertainment is selling at the Cannes film market and producing with Circle of Confusion.

Written by Gary Whitta (“Book of Eli”), project was previously titled “Reaper.”

Russell’s attachment was announced by Media 8 prexy Stewart Hall.

Gersh and CAA are repping North American distrib rights.

“Undying” tells the story of a lone P.I. recruited by a mysterious beauty who soon finds himself immersed in a surreal underworld.

Producers are Hall and Circle of Confusion’s David Alpert and Lawrence Mattis. Cynthia Stafford’s Queen Nefertari Productions and London/L.A.-based E-Motion are financing the film with Media 8. Queen Nefertari’s Stafford, Lanre Idewu and Jeff Kalligheri also are producers. E-Motion principals Karl Richards and Peter Bevan are exec producing.

Lensing is to begin in the fall.

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