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Jon Hamm Starring in Supernatural Thriller ‘Off Season’

Jon Hamm has come aboard the independent supernatural thriller “Off Season,” with shooting planned for early next year.

Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop made the announcement Saturday at the American Film Market in Santa Monica. Producers are Nira Park through her Big Talk Pictures and J. Miles Dale under his Demilo Productions banner.

“Off Season” will be directed by Jonathan van Tulleken from his own script, based on his BAFTA nominated short of the same name. Set in the harsh Canadian tundra, a man goes in search of his elderly father who mysteriously disappears. His feverish search exposes shocking family secrets long buried but not forgotten by vengeful forces at work.

Protagonist is handling international sales with U.S. sales co-repped by CAA and Protagonist.

“I’ve been thinking obsessively about taking this material to the big screen for several years,” van Tulleken said. “It’s a story and world that I feel like I have lived and breathed.”

Hamm is best known for his role as Don Draper on AMC’s “Mad Men” and most recently starred in “Marjorie Prime” and “Baby Driver.” Hamm is repped by CAA, Forward Entertainment and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern. Tulleken is repped by WME, Independent Talent Group and Oasis Media Group. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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