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Naomi Watts To Star In Canine Pic ‘The Friend’ Based On Hit Novel; Liza Chasin Produces & The Veterans Launches Sales — EFM Hot Pic

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Naomi Watts is train to large name in The Friend, in accordance with Sigrid Nunez’s hit e-book a pair of girl’s bond along with her Gigantic Dane.

Nunez’s 2018 unique, which won the U.S.’s Nationwide E book Award For Fiction, charts the legend of a creator who adopts a Gigantic Dane that belonged to a deceased friend and mentor. The legend covers love, friendship, concern and therapeutic. Watts will large name with Gigantic Dane Bing, pictured above.

The venture marks the debut film on the slate of Vincent Maraval and Kim Fox’s newly rebranded foreign gross sales banner, The Veterans, which is handling global gross sales at the virtual EFM. CAA Media Finance and ICM Partners are co-declare domestic rights.

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Scott McGehee and David Siegel (Montana Story) will explain from their screenplay. Longtime Working Title exec Liza Chasin, who previously collaborated with Watts on the Showtime restricted sequence The Loudest Disclose, is producing below her 3dot Productions banner. McGehee and Siegel are also producing by their Enormous Creek Initiatives firm.

Upcoming for The Very now not going and Birdman large name Watts are Netflix apprehension The Watcher, Amazon remake Goodnight Mommy and drama Limitless Storm. Upcoming for Les Miserables and Toddler Driver exec producer Chasin are Paramount’s The Misplaced City and Netflix’s Anatomy Of A Scandal.

Watts is represented by CAA, Untitled Entertainment, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Run, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox. McGehee and Siegel are represented by ICM Partners. 3dot Productions is represented by Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Run, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox.

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