Summit to distribute thriller
Amanda Seyfried is going to “Gone,” signing to topline the thriller from Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.Lakeshore’s Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing alongside Sidney Kimmel. Summit’s acquired U.S. distribution rights and Lakeshore and Sierra / Affinity are handling sales of foreign rights at the European Film Market in Berlin. “Gone” will be directed by Heitor Dhalia from a script penned by Allison Burnett. Shooting’s set to being in April. The companies noted in a joint announcement Wednesday that Lakeshore, Sidney Kimmel and Summit are set to partner on the upcoming production of fantasy-romancer “Adaline.” Lakeshore and Sidney Kimmel have partnered previously partnered on “The Lincoln Lawyer,” starring Matthew McConaughey, and “One for the Money,” starring Katherie Heigl. Seyfried starred in Summit’s “Letters to Juliet” and will be seen next month in Warner’sk “Red Riding Hood” and in October in Fox’s sci-fier “Now,” with Andrew Niccol directing. Seyfried is represented by Innovative Artists and Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz. Dhalia is repped by WME and Radmin Co. and Burnett by Gersh.
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