Entertainment One has picked up North American rights to the The Wannabe, which marks Patricia Arquette’s follow-up to her Oscar-winning performance in Boyhood.
Vincent Piazza and Michael Imperioli also star in the drama, which was written and directed by Nick Sandow.
Lizzie Nastro, Michael Gasparro and Piazza produced the film, which was executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Dean Devlin and Traction Media. Electric Entertainment fully financed the project.
The domestic deal was brokered by Traction Media (Short Term 12, The Secret in Their Eyes) and by Larry Greenberg and Katharyn Howe for eOne. Devlin’s Electric is selling international rights at the Cannes film market.
May 20th, 2015