‘Writers’ bound for top territories

Solution seals deals for Kinnear, Connelly starrer

Lisa Wilson’s startup sales outfit the Solution Entertainment Group has locked a stack of deals for Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Connelly starrer “Writers” at the European Film Market.

So far pic has sold rights in all media to Australia (Becker Film Group), Canada (eOne), Germany and German-speaking Switzerland (Wild Bunch) and Spain (DeaPlaneta).

Additionally, pic has sold to the Middle East (Eagle Films), Turkey (Pinema), Latin America (California Filmes), Eastern Europe (SPI), Singapore (Shaw), India (PVR) and international airlines (Cinesky).

Pic, which is produced by Informant Media’s Judy Cairo (“Crazy Heart”), follows the story of the complicated relationships between a successful novelist and his ex-wife, college-age daughter and teenage son.

Josh Boone makes his directorial debut with the pic, which he also wrote.

Wilson and her Solution partner Myles Nestel exec produce alongside Informant’s Michael A. Simpson and Eric Brenner.

Lensing is expected to begin in North Carolina in March.

“I’ve been overwhelmed by the response to the material,” said Wilson on closing the deals.

Additional titles on the Solution’s slate include “Hector and the Search for Happiness,” “Cities” and “A Little Something for Your Birthday.”

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