×

Basinger, Graham, O’Hara meet ‘Fortune’

Jason Patric also joins the dark indie caper comedy

Exclusive: Kim Basinger, Heather Graham, Catherine O’Hara and Jason Patric are in final negotiations to star in dark indie comedy “Fortune” with Clark Johnson directing.

Jack Nasser and Joseph Nasser will produce and finance through their company Nasser Group North. Oren Segal will executive produce through his company Management Production Entertainment. Production is set to begin Aug. 29 in Canada.

Fortune,” penned by the scripting team of Nancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe, revolves around a petty thief who pledges to save his life after a roadside killing; and two financially destitute sisters who grudgingly team up to track down a female mobster for bounty. They all land in Las Vegas, where violence and destinies collide.

Basinger was most recently seen in “Charlie St. Cloud.” Graham’s toplining in “Judy Moody and Not the Bummer Summer,” due out next month from Relativity. O’Hara will next be seen in Disney’s “Frankenweenie.” Patric was last seen in “The Losers.”

Johnson’s directing credits include “S.W.A.T.” and “The Sentinel.”

Basinger is repped by ICM and MPE; O’Hara is repped by ICM and her manager is Marc Gurvitz (Brillstein); Patric is repped by ICM and managed by Jason Weinberg (Untitled); Graham is repped by Gersh, and managed by Risa Shapiro (Schiff Company); and Johnson is repped by UTA.

Fichman and Hoppe are repped by CAA.

More Film

  • For web story

    'The Burnt Orange Heresy,' With Mick Jagger and Donald Sutherland, to Close Venice

    “The Burnt Orange Heresy,” starring Mick Jagger as a reclusive art dealer alongside Elizabeth Debicki (“Widows”), Claes Bang (“The Square”) and Donald Sutherland, has been selected as the Venice Film Festival closer.  The English-language art heist movie marks Italian director Giuseppe Capotondi’s first time back at Venice since 2009, when his debut feature film, the [...]

  • A woman prays at a makeshift

    Kyoto Animation Death Toll Rises to 34; Suspect Still Too Injured to Be Questioned

    Shinji Aoba, the man suspected of setting a fire that killed 34 people at the Kyoto Animation studio, remains hospitalized and too injured to be officially arrested and questioned. Police in Kyoto have obtained an arrest warrant for Aoba but cannot serve it because of his condition. Police sources have raised the death toll from [...]

  • Azania Muendane

    Locations Africa Expo Sends Message in Durban: ‘Africa is Ready’

    DURBAN–The first edition of the Locations Africa Expo and Conference was held this week during the Durban FilmMart, with an eye toward identifying and growing the opportunities to lure incoming productions to the continent. “Locations Africa is trying to service a need on the continent to discuss the physical production…on the ground, highlighting film commissions, [...]

  • The Lion King

    China Box Office: 'Looking Up' Is Surprise Weekend Winner Ahead of 'Lion King'

    Actor and comedian Deng Chao underlined his enduring popularity with mainstream Chinese audiences by delivering a surprise No. 1 box-office hit in “Looking Up” over the weekend. It scored $38.6 million in its opening frame, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway, and displaced “The Lion King” from its perch. “Looking Up” is a family [...]

  • Unathi Malonga

    Report Urges South African Media to ‘Step Up’ Against Gender Violence

    DURBAN–In a country with some of the highest rates of sexual and gender-based violence in the world, South African media must step up and play a greater role in the fight against gender inequality and gender-based violence. That was the conclusion of a report, “Gender, Diversity and Gender-based Violence in South African TV,” that was [...]

  • SAG-AFTRA HQ

    SAG-AFTRA Leaders Approve Proposal for New Film-TV Contract

    The SAG-AFTRA national board has approved proposals for a successor deal to its master contract covering feature film and primetime television — a key step in the upcoming negotiations cycle with companies. The board approved the package Saturday with the performers union declining to reveal any specifics — its usual policy. The board established the wages [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content