Owned by Vivendi’s Canal PLus Group, and traditionally one of the strongest sales operations at Cannes, Studiocanal will fully finance the feature – billed as describing the “hellscape” of modern romance. It will begin world sales at this week’s Virtual Cannes Market, with 30West co-representing U.S. rights.
“Cat Person” will be directed by DGA Award-winning Susanna Fogel. Written by Michelle Ashford, the psychological thriller will star Emmy Award-nominated Nicholas Braun (pictured), whose credits take in “Succession” and “Zola,” and Emilia Jones, star of “Locke & Key” and “Coda.”
World premiering at Sundance Film Festival this year, “Coda” won four prizes including the Audience Award and U.