Sony calls on ‘Interpol’

Studio takes comedy pitch for Overbrook to produce

Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment.

Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement agents who do the actual arresting of criminals. The groups are forced to switch roles when a cache of information outs the field officers.

Sony-based Overbrook, operated by Smith, James Lassiter and Ken Stovitz, is producing. Overbrook is also producing sci-fier “1000 A.E.” for Sony with M. Night Shyamalan directing and Smith and son Jaden starring. Studio’s set a June 7, 2013 release date.

Keasey and Boivin have been working on another project at Overbrook. Scripting duo is repped by Paradigm managed by Kaplan Perrone.

More Film

  • Damsel Sundance Film Festival

    Sundance Film Review: 'Damsel'

    Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement […]

  • 'Get Out,' 'Dunkirk' Back In Theaters

    'Get Out,' 'Dunkirk' to Return to Movie Theaters Following Oscar Nominations

    Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement […]

  • Sundance Film Festival Placeholder

    A&E, Sundance Institute Partner on Documentary Film Grants (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement […]

  • Anne Hathaway Live Fast Die Hot

    Anne Hathaway's 'Barbie' Moved Back Two Years to 2020

    Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement […]

  • 'Death of Stalin' Banned in Russia

    Russia Bans Dark Comedy 'The Death of Stalin'

    Sony is looking for the funny in “Interpol,” snapping up a comedy pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin and setting it up with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment. Keasey and Boivin are scripting “Interpol,” centered on a group of desk jockey Interpol agents turn over their research to seasoned law enforcement […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content