Wild Bunch International will introduce the film to buyers at this year’s virtual Cannes market and represent its international rights. CAA Media Finance, which arranged financing for the movie, represents the film’s domestic distribution rights. Wild Bunch and CAA Media Finance are co-representing the Chinese rights.
Variety first reported in May that Blanchett would star in “Armageddon Time.” James Gray is directing the pic, drawn from his own childhood memories. The coming-of-age story explores friendship and loyalty against the backdrop of an America poised to elect Ronald Reagan as president.
RT Features is producing and re-teaming with Gray following their collaboration on the Brad Pitt sci-fier “Ad Astra.” RT Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira will produce, with RT’s Lourenço Sant’Anna and Rodrigo Gutierrez executive producing.
De Niro and Hathaway previously worked together in the 2015 comedy “The Intern.” De Niro is teaming with Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s next movie “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Hathaway stars in the comedy “The Witches,” which was recently taken off the Warner Bros. release schedule.
Earlier this week, Isaac became attached to star in the movie “London,” based on a short story by Jo Nesbo, with Ben Stiller on board to direct. Sutherland stars in the thriller “The Burnt Orange Heresy,” which will be released in August.
De Niro, Sutherland, Hathaway, Blanchett, Gray and RT Features are represented by CAA. Hathaway is also represented by Management 360. Isaac is represented by WME and Inspire Entertainment. The news was first reported by Deadline.