David Strathairn has joined Ansel Elgort, Chloe Grace Moretz and Catherine Keener in Sacha Gervasi’s thriller “November Criminals” for Lotus Entertainment.
Gervasi is directing from Steven Knight’s screenplay, adapted from Sam Munson’s novel. The film began production Monday in Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.
Beth O’Neil is producing alongside Erika Olde of Black Bicycle Entertainment and Lotus Entertainment, which is also handling international sales. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has bought the film for the English-speaking world, as well as several international territories.
The story follows two teenagers into the dangerous underbelly of Washington, D.C., as they investigate the murder of their friend while falling in love for the first time.
Strathairn stars in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.” He is represented by ICM Partners and Ryan Entertainment.