Jon Bernthal, Imogen Poots & Others Join Mystery ‘Sweet Virginia’


Candy Virginia follows a resort owner with a darkish beyond (Bernthal) who unknowingly begins a rapport with a younger hitman (Abbott) liable for a spate of violence that has gripped a small town. The film is set to start manufacturing August 27.

The film will be produced with the aid of Brian Kavanaugh-Jones for Automatik, Chris Ferguson for Oddfellows Leisure and Fernando Loureiro and Roberto Vasconcellos for Exhibit (which is also financing). Executive manufacturers are Rian Cahill and Jesse Savath, with XYZ Films also Government generating.

Bernthal can be visible as the Punisher in Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 on Netflix and will reprise this position in the imminent series The Punisher. Later this 12 months he’ll co-big name inside the Accountant contrary of Ben Affleck, J.Ok. Simmons and Anna Kendrick. He lately took component in Infant Motive force in Atlanta with Edgar Wright directing contrary Jon Hamm, Lily James, Kevin Spacey and Ansel Elgort.

Bernthal, of path, also starred in AMC’s hit collection The Strolling Lifeless.

Abbott maximum recently seemed in Josh Mond’s movie James White, for which he acquired First-class Actor nominations from Impartial Spirit and Gotham Awards. He is shooting Trey Shults’ It Comes at Night time with Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough and Carmen Ejogo. His other credit consists of JC Chandor’s A most Violent 12 months, The Sleepwalker and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. His next — Katie Says Good-bye, co-starring Olivia Cooke — will optimal in Toronto.

Poots plays the woman lead in Cameron Crowe’s debut Tv collection Roadies on Showtime. She also stars contrary Michael Shannon in Matthew M. Ross’ Frank and Lola, which premiered at Sundance this 12 months. Her different credit consist of Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups and Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Humorous That Way.


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Dewitt just wrapped Damien Chazelle’s Los angeles La Land, which stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and can be seen in Amazon Studio’s drama The Final Multi-millionaire. Her other credit encompass the remake of Poltergeist, Jason Reitman’s Men, Women and Kids, Kill the Messenger and Promised Land.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix/REX/Shutterstock (5628829p) Christopher Abbott 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' film premiere, New York, America - 01 Mar 2016
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix/REX/Shutterstock (5628829p)
Christopher Abbott
‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ film premiere, New York, America – 01 Mar 2016

young these days finished taking pictures a lead function within the Paramount Television/Hulu pilot When the street Lighting Pass On. She previously obtained critical raves in her breakout overall performance in the imminent Australian Films — The Daughter and Searching out Grace, each of which premiered at Closing 12 months’s Venice and Toronto gala’s.

Dagg is Excellent known for guiding the current festival hit River, which stars Rossif Sutherland. XYZ Movies additionally dealt with North American income on that movie, which premiered at Last 12 months’s Toronto movie competition earlier than being acquired by means of Nicely Cross U.S. for U.S. Distribution and Elevation for Canada.

WME Worldwide will rep North American income for Candy Virginia.

XYZ Movies might be handling sales on several Films at TIFF, too, which includes Baltasar Kormakur’s Icelandic Mystery The Oath, so that you can be premiering within the competition’s Special Presentations segment. The employer additionally just wrapped production on Anthony Scott Burns’ Mystery, Our House, which stars Thomas Mann and Nicola Peltz, and is in production. also handling Brian Taylor’s Thriller Mothers and fathers, which stars Nicolas Cage and is presently in production. Finally, XYZ is promoting the brand new movement movie from S.Craig Zahler, Brawl in Cell Block ninety nine, which stars Vince Vaughn and Don Johnson.

Bernthal is repped through WME and the Burstein agency. Abbott is repped via WME. Poots is repped by means of CAA (U.S.), Impartial (Uk), and attorney Morris Yorn. DeWitt is repped by way of CAA and Wishlab. younger is repped with the aid of WME and Echo Lake Leisure. Dagg is repped through WME, Grandview and legal professional Cuffe Owens. The China brothers are repped by way of WME, Grandview and lawyer Tara Kole.