Serendipity Point Films has announced that Oscar winner Christopher Plummer will star in Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s upcoming thriller, “Remember.” The film, which blends fact and fiction in a contemporary revenge story, will be produced by Ari Lantos and Robert Lantos.
Oscar nominee (“The Sweet Hereafter”) and Cannes Grand Prix winner Atom Egoyan, whose West Memphis Three drama “Devil’s Knot” starring Reese Witherspoon hits theaters this month, will shoot an original screenplay by Benjamin August. Martin Landau, Dean Norris, Bruno Ganz, Heinz Lieven and Gunter Lamprecht costar with Plummer. Principal photography starts on July 14 in Toronto.
Egoyan and Robert Lantos have a long and storied relationship spanning eight collaborations including “Sweet Hereafter,” “Where the Truth Lies” and “Ararat.”
“Remember” will be produced by Serendipity Point Films along with Distant Horizon, Detalle, Telefilm Canada and Egoli Tossell. Other executive producers include: Moises Cosio, Jeff Sagansky, Mike Porter, Larry Guterman and D. Matt Geller. Jens Meurer will coproduce. IM Global will handle sales, excluding North America, in Cannes this May.