Two- time Academy® Award Nominee John Travolta (SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, PULP FICTION) is set to star in BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning director Philip Martin’s THE FORGER produced and co-financed by Code Entertainment (Code) alongside The Solution Entertainment Group (The Solution), it was announced by Code’s Al Corley and Bart Rosenblatt and Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel, co-founders and partners of The Solution.
Plans are being made to shoot later this year, in between festival honors for his work in his upcoming release Killing Season. Code’s Al Corley, Bart Rosenblatt, and Eugene Musso will produce THE FORGER, along with Prospect Park’s Rob Carliner. Jonathan Dana and Randi Michel are executive producers with The Solution’s Myles Nestel and Lisa Wilson who will handle all international rights to the film and introduce it to buyers at the upcoming Cannes Film Market. Anson Downes and Linda Favila will serve as Co-Executive Producers. Siren Studio’s Craig Chapman, Kyle Jackson and Brandon Nutt are also executive producing the film. READ MORE »
Indie film sales and financing company Solution Entertainment Group has hired Amal ElWardi to head up the company’s Acquisitions and Development department, effective immediately. ElWardi previously served as Head of Acquisitions for IM Global where she acquired several upcoming films for the company, including The Butler, Dead Man Down, Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, and the Ron Perlman-starring Angry Little God, for which she also served as associate producer. In her new role at The Solution, she will oversee production and finance of new films, as well as acquisition of third party titles for the international market.