13 Films EFM-bound with ‘Worlds Apart’

4 February, 2016 | By Jeremy Kay

EXCLUSIVE: The sales agent has come on board to handle international rights excluding Greece to the romantic drama starring J.K Simmons.

Worlds Apart will get is market premiere in Berlin and comprises three romantic tales, each between a foreigner and a local, that weave together against the backdrop of the financial crisis ravaging southern Europe.

Writer-director Christopher Papakaliatis also stars alongside Simmons and Andrea Osvárt.

Kostas Sousoulas, Papakaliatis, Dorothea Paschalidou, and Chris Papavasiliou produce. Gersh represents US rights.

The 13 Films slate includes The Archbishop And The Antichrist starring Forrest Whittaker and Vince Vaughn to be directed by Roland Joffé, and thriller A Patch Of Fogstarring Stephen Graham and Conleth Hill that premiered in Toronto.

The company is also selling supernatural thriller Voice From The Stone starring Emilia Clarke and Marton Csokas in post, action title Extortion with Eion Bailey, Barkhad Abdi and Danny Glover, and the comedy Chronically Metropolitan starring Chris Noth, Mary-Louise Parker, Shiloh Fernandez and Ashley Benson.

Rounding out the roster are three titles in pre-production: sci-fi Spectrum; thriller Every Good Boy Does Fine set to star Michael Nyqvist and Famke Janssen; and Entry Level, produced by Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor that Franck Khalfoun will direct.