Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons (“Batman vs. Superman”), Oscar-nominee Virginia Madsen (“Joy” -opposite Jennifer Lawrence), AnnaSophia Robb ( “The Carrie Diaries”), and Rory Culkin (“Scream4”) are cast as the leads of “Monumental.” The action
comedy, produced by Eric Fischer and Brianna Lee Johnson from Dead Fish Films and from a script penned by Annie Burgstede and Chad Faust. The project is slated to begin
filming on July 6th. Kathy Morgan International (KMI) is handling foreign pre-sales at Cannes Film Market and CAA is handling domestic.
Directed by Brett Simon (“Assassination of a High School President”), “Monumental” is described as the story of a high-octane romance of the ages. Harley (Rory Culkin) and Steph (AnnaSophia Robb) have accidentally killed their tyrant boss and kidnapped Harley’s wise-cracking Vietnam Veteran
relative (Jeremy Irons). The FBI (Virginia Madsen) is hot on their trail and closing fast… as they speed across the country in search of
freedom, for Iron’s long lost love, amidst all the chaos and explosions, their epic journey culminates in a fiery showdown and the two find love and create
their own happily-ever-after.
The film is Executive Produced by Aaron Gilbert, Robert Odgen Barnum, 3 Point Capital, Ksana Golod, James Bryant, and George Parra, with London Pacific
Finance providing development funding. CAA negotiated for Jeremy Irons; CAA and Untitled handled on behalf of AnnaSophia Robb; UTA and Untitled closed on
behalf of Virginia Madsen; with Paradigm and Brookside Artist Management on behalf of Rory Culkin. Director Brett Simon is a client of Management 360.
Writer Annie Burgstede is with Leslie Conliffe at Intellectual Property Group. Writer Chad Faust is repped by Jackoway, Tyerman, Wertheimer, Austen,
Mandelbaum, Morris, and Klein.
Fischer served as Executive Producer on Jeremy Irons’ award-winning film “Night Train to Lisbon.” Fischer and Johnson have produced several projects
together under the Dead Fish Films banner and currently have two films in post- production