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Jessica Biel’s ‘Devil and the Deep Blue Sea’ Sails for Cannes

LONDON — Content Media has acquired international sales rights to romantic drama “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” which stars Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams and Jessica Biel. Justin Timberlake will be scoring the film.

Content will unveil the first footage of the film, which is in post-production, in Cannes as the company introduces it to international distributors for the first time.

Bill Purple (“New Girl”) directed the movie from a script he wrote with Robbie Pickering.

Biel produced the film through her Iron Ocean Films banner with partner Michelle Purple, along with Mike Landry and Carlos Velazquez of C Plus Pictures and Chuck Pacheco of Nine Nights, respectively.

The cast also features Orlando Jones (“Evolution” “Sleepy Hollow”), Paul Reiser (“Aliens,” “Whiplash”) and Mary Steenburgen (“The Proposal,” “The Help”).

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