Mike Fleming

Paper Street Films and Park Pictures have just gotten underway in Providence on Infinitely Polar Bear, with Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana starring in a drama about a manic depressive father who tries to win back his wife by taking responsibility for their two free spirited daughters. Maya Forbes wrote the script and is directing, inspired by true events from her childhood. Her scripting efforts include The Rocker, Monsters vs. Aliens, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3.  Wally Wolodarsky; Benji Kohn, Austin Stark and Bingo Gubelmann from Paper Street Films and producing with Park Pictures’ Sam Bisbee and Galt Niederhoffer from Park Pictures. Bad Robot’s JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk are among the exec producers.  Paper Street is responsible for Happythankyoumoreplease and Park Pictures for Robot & Frank. ICM Partners is repping domestic, and Aldamisa Entertainment has foreign.

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