RLJE Films has acquired the North America, U.Ok., Eire, Australia and New Zealand rights to “Sympathy for the Devil,” an upcoming psychological thriller starring Nicolas Cage (“Mandy”) and Joel Kinnaman (“The Suicide Squad” movie sequence).
An settlement was reached between RLJE Movies chief acquisitions officer Mark Ward and Christian Mercuri’s Capstone World, a global firm in command of the function’s international gross sales.
“That is our eighth collaboration with Nicolas Cage, which incorporates ‘Mandy’ — a critically-acclaimed movie that has an enormous cult following,” Ward stated. “As soon as once more, he doesn’t disappoint. On this movie, Cage and Joel Kinnaman convey to life a suspenseful story on display screen that can preserve audiences guessing.”
“Sympathy for the Satan” options Kinnaman as a anonymous driver who’s compelled to taxi a mysterious passenger (Cage) at gunpoint. Different actors confirmed to seem within the movie are Kaiwi Lyman, Cameron Lee Value, Burns Burns, Wealthy Hopkins, Nancy Good, Alexis Zollicoffer, Oliver McCallum, Annisse White and Danny Tesla.
The movie marks the function debut for screenwriter Luke Paradise and a return to the director’s chair for Yuval Adler (“The Operative”), who final directed 2020’s “The Secrets and techniques We Maintain.”
Along with appearing within the movie, Cage additionally serves as a producer on the undertaking together with Alex Lebovici (“Barbarian”), Allan Ungar (“Bandit”) and Stuart Manashil (“Items of a Girl”). Govt producers embody Paradise, Christian Mercuri, David Haring, Marc Goldberg, David Sullivan, Tim Moore, Jason Soto, Courtney Chenn and Waylen Lin.
The horror flick is at present in post-production and scheduled for a July 28 launch.