‘Nobody’ Filmmaker Ilya Naishuller & His Versus Pictures Ink With CAA

‘Nobody’ Filmmaker Ilya Naishuller & His Versus Pictures Ink With CAA
Exclusive: CAA has signed Russian filmmaker Ilya Naishuller and his production company Versus Pictures. Naishuller recently directed Universal’s pandemic R-rated hit Nobody which turned Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul thespian Bob Odenkirk into an action feature leading man.

The pic, made for $16M before P&a, opened to No. 1 at the domestic B.O. and has grossed to date $55.4M WW. Nobody received an A- CinemaScore from audiences with critics bestowing the pic at 84% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Naishuller runs Versus Pictures with his producing partner and longtime manager Inga Vainshtein Smith.

Naishuller made his feature directorial debut with Hardcore Henry, which premiered at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival, where it won the prestigious Grolsch People’s Choice Award and was acquired by STX Entertainment following a bidding war for $10M, as Deadline first reported. Naishuller and Smith produced Hardcore Henry through Versus Pictures with Timur Bekmambetov. Prior
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