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Cannes: Jeremy Irons Starring in Action-Comedy ‘Monumental’

Jeremy Irons, Virginia Madsen, AnnaSophia Robb and Rory Culkin will star in action-comedy “Monumental” with filming starting July 6.

Producers are Eric Fischer and Brianna Lee Johnson from Dead Fish Films. Brett Simon is directing from a script by Annie Burgstede and Chad Faust.

Kathy Morgan International is handling foreign pre-sales at Cannes. CAA is handling domestic rights.

Culkin and Robb will portray a young couple who have accidentally killed their tyrant boss and kidnapped a wise-cracking Vietnam Veteran relative, played by Irons. Madsen will play an FBI agent hot on their trail.

Executive producers are Aaron L. Gilbert, Robert Odgen Barnum, 3 Point Capital, Ksana Golod, James Bryant and George Parra. London Pacific Finance provided development funding.

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