In a pre-Cannes move, Christopher Plummer has come on board the thriller “Remember” with Atom Egoyan directing.
Martin Landau, Dean Norris, Bruno Ganz, Heinz Lieven and Gunter Lamprecht will also star. Principal photography starts on July 14 in Toronto.
“Remember” is produced by Serendipity Point Films in association with Distant Horizon, Detalle, Telefilm Canada and Egoli Tossell. Producers are Ari Lantos and Robert Lantos.
“Remember” will be distributed by Entertainment One in Canada, ARP in France and Videovision Entertainment in South Africa. IM Global will handle international sales excluding North America and will be launching sales on the film in Cannes.
“Remember,” written by Benjamin August, combines a dark chapter of modern history with a contemporary mission of revenge.
“I am looking forward immensely to be working once again with Atom Egoyan and Robert Lantos – this time, on a story which promises to be at once shocking, arresting and powerful beyond measure,” said Plummer.
Plummer starred in 2002’s “Ararat,” which Egoyan directed and produced with Robert Lantos — one of eight collaborations between Egoyan and Lantos. Others include “Where The Truth Lies” and “The Sweet Hereafter.”
Plummer won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for 2010’s “Beginners.” He’s starring in the upcoming comedies “Imagine” and “Hector and the Search for Happiness.”
Exec producers on “Remember” are Mark Musselman, Anant Singh, Moises Cosio, Jeff Sagansky, Mike Porter, Larry Guterman and D. Matt Geller. Jens Meurer will coproduce.