We’ve all been wondering what the first project Peter Block was going to do with his new company, A Bigger Boat, after his departure from Lionsgate, and we’ve just received word that the first film under that newly formed banner will be Adam Green’s Frozen!
A Bigger Boat will produce the film with Green’s company, ArieScope Pictures, and Adam will be performing double duty as writer and director.
GreeneStreet Films International (GSFI) is selling the film worldwide and has already closed deals at the American Film Market with the United Kingdom’s Momentum, Spain’s Aurum, France’s Metropolitan, the Middle East’s ECS, Brazil’s Playarte, Israel’s United King, Scandinavia’s Svensk, and Turkey’s Medyavizyon.
The story revolves around three skiers who are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life or death choices that prove more dangerous than even freezing to death.
“Frozen is the perfect first project for A Bigger Boat,” said Peter Block. “A high concept thriller with a talented young filmmaker on board. Hatchet proved that Adam can direct fun horror comedy and attract an audience, but this project will show his ability to create a realistic, tension filled thriller. I couldn’t be more excited to work with him and his team at ArieScope.”
“Anyone who has skied before knows the fear that rushes through their heart when the chairlift momentarily stops,” said Adam Green. “Frozen will build on such primal fears as heights and freezing to death and take them to terrifying new levels. It’s an honor to be working with GSFI and Peter Block, a producer who truly gets the horror genre and who knows how to do it right.”
ArieScope’s Cory Neal added, “To have Frozen be the flagship production for A Bigger Boat has us excited beyond words.”
“The response to Adam and Frozen has been overwhelming,” said GSFI president, Amy Beecroft. “It shows that when you have a strong concept and people who know how to deliver this particular genre, there’s a marketplace. This has been a great way to launch A Bigger Boat’s partnership with GreeneStreet Films International.”
Principal photography is scheduled to commence early next year, and casting is already under way. Keep it right here for more on Frozen as it breaks!
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