CHOICE: Alcon Entertainment has found screen producer Steven Karczynski’s mind-blowing adventure Arrowto bring BAFTA Award winner Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (The Life of Others) on a ship to transport.
A film brought to the company by Creative Head Carl Rogers is the story of a frustrated young man who believes a victim of theft sends him messages in the spirit of his home building. Alcon founders and CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson will present along with Karczynski and David Prior.
“The view from the back Arrow it is unique and exciting, ”said Kosovo and Johnson,“ and between Steven Karczynski’s remarkable writing, and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s ability to make such films come alive, we are delighted to be a part of it. to present this story on screen. ”
The most decorated part of Von Donnersmarck, The Life of Others, told the story of a secret police agent in 1984 in East Berlin, who found himself immersed in the life of a writer who kept an eye on him and his girlfriend. The German-speaking actor brought the author the BAFTA Award, the César Award, the European Film Award, the Independent Spirit Award and the Palm Springs International Audience Award, among other thanks. , also claiming Academic Award for Best Foreign Award. Language Film in 2007.
Von Donnersmarck also wrote and directed the romance Touristfeaturing Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, who won three Golden Globe nominations in 2011, and the most important character. Never Look Everywherewho received Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography in 2019.
Kosove and Johnson founded Alcon Entertainment in 1997 with partner Frederick W. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of FedEx. Warner Bros. distributes Alcon images in a long-term product distribution agreement. The company has sponsored and produced, or co-sponsored and co-produced, 34 films so far, including Best Picture Oscar nominee. Blind Side; Denis Villeneuve has been badly praised Blade Runner 2049; Book of Eli, Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman; Name of Christopher Nolan Insomnianamely Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank; Sister of Walking Pants; a wonderful and wonderful experience Prisonersdirected by Villeneuve and Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Viola Davis; PS I Love You, starring Hilary Swank; and the family beat Tale 2 Dolphinstarring Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd and Kris Kristofferson.
The company’s upcoming plans on the film side include a scary role Lullabyfrom Annabelle director John R. Leonetti; Alcon’s powerful love sequence PS I Love You, based on the next translation by author Cecelia Ahern; le a cartoon image matching the popular cartoon image Garfield from director Mark Dindal (Emperor’s New Groove). It also develops a way to adapt to the old sci-fi novel Meeting Rama and Villenueve, who is currently preparing to lead the sequel in his bid to win an Oscar. Dune.
Von Donnersmarck is represented by CAA, Media Talent Group and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; Karczynski by Gersh and Lichter, Grossman, Nichols.