Hayden Christensen Launching Glacier Films Slate

Hayden Christensen Glacier Films
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'American Heist' set as first production

Siblings Hayden Christensen and Tove Christensen are launching Glacier Films with an 11-picture slate scheduled to shoot over the next three years.

The venture was announced Thursday in Cannes with the Christensens partnering with Sarik Andreasyan, Gevond Andreasyan and Georgy Malkov. Glacier Films said the coin comes from Russian concern Renovatio but provided no further details.

The slate consists of six films with budgets in the $10 million range, plus five microbudget titles ranging around $1.5 million each.

Production will start June 18 on “American Heist,” a remake of Steve McQueen’s 1959 movie “St. Louis Bank Robbery.” Hayden Christensen will star with Sarik Andreasyan directing.

Tove Christensen, Gevond Andreasyan, Georgy Malkov and Vladimir Poliakov will produce. Story will center on two brothers with checkered pasts being dragged into an ill-fated bank robbery spearheaded by a gang of dangerous criminals.

Paradigm is representing “American Heist” in Cannes.

The first microbudget title will be the horror fantasy “Lady of Csejte.” It is based on the life of serial killer Countess Bathory, who was reported to have killed hundreds of children in 16th century Transylvania.

Hayden Christensen’s recent film credits include “Takers” and “Jumper.”

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  1. wanderlust says:

    a mere desperate measure from a celeb who cant act & cant get roles.

  2. wisecrack says:

    NO producers. directors, casting agents wants him in their big budgeted/high caliber projects, so he might as well make his own movies even on some micro-budget basis LMAO

  3. Brad G Berry says:

    I am blown away! That is awesome news that Hayden Christensen, brother Tove and associates are putting their heads together and making some serious movies,starring Hayden Christensen. since I saw Jumper 2 years ago! Hayden is so intense as an actor I am drawn to watch his movies. After seeing Life as a House I am sold on his magnificent performance and have purchased every movie that he starred in, that has been available. God bless you and keep you,Hayden you bring life and meaning to the movie screen!

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