Based on the novel from multi-award winning sci-fi author William Gibson. The movie is set in futuristic Tokyo and follows the exploits of a lowlife hustler, Case, who has suffered some neurological damage. He is given a new assignment by a shady businessman, Armitage, with a chance of repairing his damaged brain. As the story unfolds, we will learn that all is not as it seems and that Case’s destiny is in fact in the hands of a far-reaching artificial intelligence, Neuromancer.
PRODUCER: Lucas Foster
Lucas Foster is one of Hollywoods most gifted and successful producers. His credits include Mr and Mrs Smith, directed by Doug Liman and starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; Walking Tall, starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson for MGM/UA; and Ultraviolet, starring Mila Jovovich with director Kurt Wimmer for Screen Gems. He is also executive producer of Imagining Argentina, starring Antonio Banderas.
As Executive Vice President of Production for Simpson/Bruckheimer films, Foster was the executive producer of Bad Boys, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence; Dangerous Minds, starring Michelle Pfeiffer; and Crimson Tide, directed by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman.
With Scott Rudin, Foster found, acquired and developed John Grisham's unpublished manuscript The Firm which became a famous bestseller and a hit film starring Tom Cruise, directed by Sydney Pollack. Among the other projects acquired or developed for Scott Rudin were Executive Decision and Rules of Engagement.
Within seven months after arriving at Simpson/Bruckheimer Productions, Foster helped find and develop The Ref, which starred Denis Leary and Kevin Spacey. In addition, he found, developed and executive produced Dangerous Minds, starring Michelle Pfeiffer; Crimson Tide, starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman, directed by Tony Scott; and Bad Boys, which kicked off the feature film careers of Will Smith, Martin Lawrence and director Michael Bay. In addition, Foster was involved in the development of The Rock and Enemy of the State, the latter starring Will Smith and Gene Hackman, directed by Tony Scott, which was derived from Foster's original story with David Marconi.
WRITER: Vincenzo Natali
The Canadian born writer who specializes in the sci-fi genre premiered his 2010 project Splice starring Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley at Sundance Film Festival. The film was subsequently picked up by Joel Silver’s Dark Castle division and released by Warner Bros.
SALES AGENTS: GFM Films
GFM Films is a London based film company whose principal aim is to develop, produce, finance and sell independent movies and television films & series.
Founded in March 2011 by former Handmade Films International principals Guy Collins, Fred Hedman and Michael Ryan, the company takes film & television projects from development through to completion and delivery to distributors. The 3 partners broadly divide their activities as follows: Fred Hedman – distribution sales & licensing; Michael Ryan – new project development & creative control; and Guy Collins – financing and management. In addition, a fourth corporate member, Hencohbla Ltd, joined the partnership last year as a financier/investor. They are supported by a close group of consultants who have previously worked extensively with the team.
Collins and Ryan have between them financed, sold and produced over 200 films, including The Wild Geese, The English Patient, The General, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, The Osterman Weekend, the Highlander series (4 feature films and 160 episodes in the 7 years TV series) and more recently, with Hedman, Fifty Dead Men Walking and Planet 51. Currently GFM is handling the world wide marketing and sales of Toei Animation’s Harlock: Space Pirate a $30m 3D Motion Capture feature film that Premiered at the Venice Film Festival on the 2nd September 2013. Avatar director James Cameron has described Harlock as ‘Mythic, Epic and Visually Unprecedented’.