EXCLUSIVE: Following the profitable theatrical run of her newest directorial effort Cocaine Bear, a Uni horror comedy that grossed over $87M worldwide, Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Good franchise) has been set to topline Skincare, a brand new movie from Iervolino & Girl Bacardi Leisure and producers Jonathan Schwartz and Logan Lerman, which wrapped manufacturing previous to the writers’ strike.
Starring alongside Banks are Lewis Pullman (Prime Gun: Maverick), Michaela Jaé Rodriguez (Pose), Luis Gerardo Méndez (The Resort) and Nathan Fillion (The Rookie).
Directed by Austin Peters, Skincare is described as an arrogance thriller set in Hollywood, although specifics as to its plot are underneath wraps. Peters wrote the script with Deering Regan and Sam Freilich. The movie is the third on which Schwartz and Lerman have collaborated on as producers following A24’s The Vanishing of Sidney Corridor and CJ ENM’s Press Play. Andrea Iervolino and Girl Monika Bacardi financed and produced the movie by their Iervolino & Girl Bacardi Leisure banner, alongside the duo, with Regan and Freilich serving as government producers.
“We are delighted to announce another international production involving such world-class actresses and actors,” stated ILBE CEO Iervolino. “‘Skincare’ is a film with a strong visual impact that, because of the cast and the workers it involves, has enormous potential. It is a film that we at ILBE believe in very much.”
Stated Schwartz and Lerman, “We are super excited to see Elizabeth Banks take on this type of role, and ecstatic to be working with Austin Peters. We are grateful to Andrea Iervolino and ILBE for their support.”
Added ILBE’s Head of Manufacturing, Richard Salvatore, “It was impossible for this great project not to turn out phenomenally well since we had an awesome creative team and the cast was incredible.”
A 3-time Emmy nominee, Banks will subsequent be seen starring reverse Zach Galifianakis in Apple TV+’s true-life dramedy The Beanie Bubble, which hits choose theaters on July twenty first, and in Christine Jeffs’ medical drama A Mistake. The multi-hyphenate, generally known as a lot for her work behind the digital camera as in entrance of it, not too long ago starred reverse Sigourney Weaver within the Sundance-premiering drama Name Jane. Different notable performing credit for her embrace The Starvation Video games franchise, Love & Mercy, The LEGO Film and Mrs. America.
A part of the forged of Prime Video’s sci-fi sequence Outer Vary, Pullman’s movie credit embrace Prime Gun: Maverick, Unhealthy Instances on the El Royale and Battle of the Sexes, to call just some. He stars alongside Brie Larson within the forthcoming Apple sequence Classes in Chemistry and also will quickly be seen in movies together with The Caine Mutiny Courtroom-Martial and Warner Bros’ Stephen King adaptation Salem’s Lot.
A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee finest identified for her work on the groundbreaking FX sequence Pose, Rodriguez presently stars reverse Maya Rudolph within the Apple comedy sequence Loot, which has been renewed for a second season. She voices the robotic Nightbird in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and has additionally featured in movies like tick, tick… BOOM! and Saturday Church.
Identified for his work on sequence like Paramount+’s The Envoys and Peacock’s The Resort, Méndez’s movie credit embrace Me Time, Charlie’s Angels and Homicide Thriller, to call just some.
At present main ABC’s beloved police procedural The Rookie, Fillion can also be identified for starring in sequence together with Firefly and Fortress. Latest movie credit for the actor embrace Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and The Suicide Squad.
At present engaged on the forthcoming Michael Mann movie Ferrari starring Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, Shailene Woodley, Patrick Dempsey and Jack O’Connell, Iervolino and Girl Bacardi Leisure most not too long ago produced the movie Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend, a take a look at the lifetime of Lamborghini founder Ferruccio Lamborghini that stars Frank Grillo, Gabriel Byrne, Mira Sorvino and Fortunato Cerlino. The corporate is in any other case maybe finest identified for the anthology movie Inform It Like a Lady, made in collaboration with Chiara Tilesi’s non-profit We Do it Collectively, which introduced Diane Warren an Authentic Tune Oscar nom for her tune “Applause” carried out by Sofia Carson.
The producers’ deal for Skincare was made by Chris Perez and Natalie Locke of Donaldson, Califf and Perez, together with WME and UTA. The deal for director Peters was made by attorneys David Feldman and Ariela Moskowitz of Brecheen Feldman Breimer, in addition to supervisor Noah Rothman.
Banks and her Brownstone Productions banner are represented by UTA, Untitled Leisure and Ziffren Brittenham. Pullman is repped by CAA and Nameless Content material; Rodriguez by UTA, 111 Media and Del Shaw Moonves; Méndez by UTA, CMX in Mexico, Goodmanagement and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; Fillion by CAA, Three 3 Three Administration and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; Peters by Cover Media Companions and Brecheen Feldman Breimer; and Regan and Freilich by Lichter, Grossman, Nichols.