Ben Foster (The Survivor), Justice Smith (Sharper), Katherine Waterston (Babylon) and Maria Bakalova (Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies) are set to star within the Matter Studios thriller Floodplain from director Tim Sutton.
The movie explores themes of household trauma, environmental justice and race by way of the story of a person (Foster) who should return to his hometown to assist stop a catastrophic flood and confront the errors from his previous.
Floodplain reteams Matter Studios with Foster following their work collectively on Debra Granik’s Go away No Hint. Invoice Gullo wrote the script, with Oscar nominee Jordan Horowitz (La La Land) of Authentic Headquarters to provide alongside Annie Marter (The Satan All of the Time). Matter Studios will finance the pic, with Ryan Heller, Michael Bloom and Jennifer Westin exec producing for the corporate.
Crystal Bourbeau will introduce the undertaking to patrons at EFM with UTA Unbiased Movie Group, which is co-repping the home rights. The movie is ready to enter manufacturing later this spring.
Matter Studios lately introduced the acclaimed movies Theater Camp, Shortcomings and Infinity Pool to the 2023 Sundance Movie Pageant. The previous, directed by Molly Gordon and Nick Lieberman, received the U.S. Dramatic Particular Jury Prize and offered to Searchlight Photos, with the latter now out in theaters.
Foster is represented by UTA and Felker Toczek Suddleson; Smith by WME, The Kohl Group and Sloane, Supply, Weber & Dern; Waterston by UTA, Silver Lining Leisure, Lark Administration in London, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller; Bakalova by CAA, Brookside Artist Administration, and Perception Administration & Manufacturing; Sutton by Nameless Content material and Granderson Des Rochers; Gullo by Lit Leisure Group and Granderson Des Rochers; and Horowitz by CAA and Lichter, Grossman, Nichols.