By Jeremy Kay (SCREENDAILY)
SOURCE: GEORGES BIARD (CC BY-SA 4.0) / GREG HERNANDEZ (CC BY 2.0)
MORGAN FREEMAN, COLE HAUSER
Red Sea Media will handle international sales in Cannes on action thriller The Minute You Wake Up Dead starring Morgan Freeman, Cole Hauser and Jaimie Alexander.
Grindhouse Entertainment is the North American distributor on the project about a stockbroker in a small town who gets embroiled in an insurance scam with a pretty next door neighbour that leads to multiple murders when a host of other people want in on the scheme.
Michael Mailer (Heart Of Champions) directed and Andrew Stevens served as producer.
“Michael’s previous work speaks for itself,” said Red Sea’s Roman Kopelevich. “Once we read the script, we knew that The Minute You Wake Up Dead was the type of project that appeals to buyers.”
Kopelevich negotiated the deal on behalf of Red Sea Media with Southland Equity. Red Sea’s recent films include Banshee starring Antonio Banderas; The Survivalist with John Malkovich and Jonathan Rhys Meyers; and Rogue Hostage with Malkovich and Tyrese Gibson.