Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen star as fresh-out-of-high-school besties who make a pact to lose their virginity during the summer before they leave for college. Of course they both fall hard for the same dude, hunky artist David (Boyd Holbrook), and lifelong bonds are strained when one starts seeing him on the QT. Writer and rookie director Naomi Foner’s Very Good Girls also stars Ellen Barkin, Clark Gregg, Peter Sarsgaard, Richard Dreyfuss and Demi Moore. The R-rated drama from Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, goes out June 24 on VOD and hits select theaters on July 25. Here’s the trailer:
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13 Films will be repping international sales on Naomi Foner’s Very Good Girls for Herrick Entertainment, the film and stage financing division of investment firm The Herrick Company, Inc. Pic stars Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen as two girls determined to lose their virginity before college who fall for the same guy. Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Kiernan Shipka, Clark Gregg, Peter Skaarsgard, and Ellen Barkin also star in Foner’s directorial debut which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Tribeca Film has domestic rights and is releasing the film stateside in June on VOD and in theaters July 25. Norton Herrick, Michael London, Janice Williams and Mary Jane Skalski are producers and Hawk Koch, Gale Anne Hurd, Peter D. Graves and Lee Clay exec produced the pic.
NY-based Film Movement has acquired Belle and Sebastian (Belle et Sébastien), director Nicolas Vanier’s adaptation of the classic French tale about a young boy, his sheepdog, and their friendship in the chaos of WWII. Pic has already scored almost $23M at the French box office, thanks in part to the region’s familiarity with the property which was first created as a 1960s television series. Film Movement snapped up U.S. rights to the PG family pic as part of its strategy to broaden distribution offerings. Film Movement’s Adley Garterstein negotiated the deal with Gaumont’s Yohann Comte. The company recently picked up Berlin Silver Bear-winner Stations of the Cross. Read More »
Naomi Foner’s Very Good Girls stars Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen as lifelong best friends determined to lose their virginity. Higher Ground and The Big C‘s Boyd Holbrook has joined the cast to play the young artist both girls fall in love with, threatening to tear their relationship apart. Peter Sarsgaard and Demi Moore also star. The film is produced by Norton Herrick’s Herrick Entertainment and Michael London’s Groundswell Productions. Shooting starts next month in New York.
Holbrook will next be seen in The Host, the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s sci-fi tome. He also stars in the History Channel mini Hatfields & McCoys that premieres Monday with Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton and Tom Berenger. He’s repped by CAA and managed by Cathy Kanner.
EXCLUSIVE: Screenwriter-producer Naomi Foner’s upcoming directing project Very Good Girls has added Demi Moore to a cast that already includes Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen and Peter Sarsgaard. Fanning and Olsen play best friends determined to lose their virginity as a rite of passage into the adult world, but when they fall in love with the same boy, the relationship is tested. Moore plays Olsen’s mother in the film that’s produced by Norton Herrick’s Herrick Entertainment and Michael London’s Groundswell Productions. Shooting is to start in New York in June. K5 is handling international sales. Moore is repped by CAA and Jason Weinberg at Untitled Management.