The 2013 Cannes Film Festival and Market hasn’t even officially begun yet, but already a deal is closing for Ryan Gosling’s How to Catch a Monster as Warner Bros. grabs U.S. rights to the film, which is shooting now.
Gosling both wrote and directs How to Catch a Monster, which stars Saoirse Ronan, Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith, Ben Mendelsohn, and Rob Zabrecky. Per Deadline, Warner Bros. is paying a $3 million minimum guarantee. Marc Platt is the primary producer. The film is being financed and produced by Bold Films, and Sierra/Affinity will sell Gosling’s film overseas.
How to Catch a Monster is described as a fantasy thriller in which a single mother is swept into a dark underworld while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.
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