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Cannes: Jamie Foxx to Star in Bank Robber Drama ‘Blink’

Atlas Entertainment has tapped Jamie Foxx to star in Noam Murro’s drama “Blink” with production starting this fall.

Murro will direct from a Black List script written by Hernany Perla.  Atlas Entertainment’s William Green and Aaron Ginsburg are producing with Atlas’ Jake Kurily serving as an executive producer.

Highland Film Group is handling international sales at the Cannes Film Festival. CAA is handling U.S. rights.

Foxx will play a hospital caregiver tasked with caring for a mysterious victim of a bank robber. As the two become closer, it’s revealed the caregiver has ulterior motives of his own.

Murro recently directed Warner Bros.’ “300: Rise of an Empire,” starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey.

Foxx is represented by CAA, LBI Entertainment and Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano. Murro is represented by CAA, Management 360 and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern. Perla is repped by Original Artists and Ryan Cunningham of Madhouse Entertainment.

 

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