Imogen Poots has joined the drama “I Kill Giants,” which stars Zoe Saldana and begins shooting Sept. 27 in Ireland and Belgium.
Saldana came on board last year to play a school psychologist; Madison Wolfe is portraying a misfit girl battling both real and imaginary monsters in her life. Anders Walter is directing “Giants” from Joe Kelly’s script, based oo Kelly’s 2008 graphic novel.
XYZ Films is handling worldwide sales and is meeting with distributors at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Chris Columbus is producing through his 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment, along with Kim Magnusson, Kyle Franke, Adrian Politowski, Man of Action Entertainment, Umedia, and XYZ Films. The film is backed by Ingenious and financed by Umedia.
“I Kill Giants,” illustrated by J.M. Ken Niimura, won a Gaiman Award in 2013 and the International Manga Award in 2012.
Poots was most recently seen as the female lead in Cameron Crowe’s “Roadies” on Showtime. She starred opposite Michael Shannon in “Frank and Lola,” which was picked up by Universal following its Sundance premiere.
Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogen Poots, Rosemarie DeWitt and Odessa Young have signed on for director Jamie Dagg’s upcoming thriller Sweet Virginia, which was a Black List script written by Ben and Paul China. XYZ Films is handling international sales on the film (and others) at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival.
Sweet Virginia follows a motel owner with a dark past (Bernthal) who unknowingly starts a rapport with a young hitman (Abbott) responsible for a spate of violence that suddenly has gripped a small town. The film is set to begin production August 27.
The film will be produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones for Automatik, Chris Ferguson for Oddfellows Entertainment and Fernando Loureiro and Roberto Vasconcellos for Exhibit (which is also financing). Executive producers are Rian Cahill and Jesse Savath, with XYZ Films also executive producing.
Imogen attended last night the celebration of Marc Jacob’s Divine Decadence, and i’ve added to the gallery photos from the event. Check it out bellow!
Imogen was at The Late Late Show with James Corden last night, along with Chris Pine! She was at the talk show to promote her new show, Roadies, and you can watch two clips from the interview bellow!
Imogen Poots and her Roadies co-star Carla Gogino are on the August issue of InStyle USA, looking very gorgeous. Thanks to Amanda, from www.hayley-atwell.net, i have added to the gallery outtakes and scans from the issue!