Sian Heder is directing from her screenplay about a free spirit who everybody thinks has kidnapped a baby after she rescues the child from her reckless mother. The project was unveiled during Cannes and has started shooting in New York City.
Zachary Quinto, Uzo Aduba, David Zayas and John Benjamin Hickey round out the cast.
Route One Entertainment is financing, and Heather Rae is producing along with Route One’s CEO Russell Levine, Maiden Voyage’s Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus, and Todd Traina. Ocean Blue Entertainment is also financing. The production is partnering with Cutting Edge Group and Michael Lloyd to create songs inspired by the screenplay.
ICM Partners is handling domestic rights, while Good Universe is handling foreign rights.
Blanchard is represented by Gersh and Soffer/Namoff Entertainment, and Jonigkeit is repped by UTA.