Worldview Entertainment has signed on to finance and produce the drama, “Song One,” starring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway. Kate Barker-Froyland will direct the film from her own screenplay. Worldview CEO, Christopher Woodrow, and COO, Molly Conners, will produce alongside Marc Platt, Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme, Hathaway and Adam Shulman. Worldview’s Maria Cestone, Sarah Johnson Redlich and Hoyt David Morgan will executive produce. Principal photography will begin May 29th in New York City.
“Song One” is the story of a young woman who strikes up a relationship with her ailing brother’s favorite musician. Lotus will handle international sales and introduce the film to foreign buyers this week in Cannes while CAA, who arranged financing, will be representing the domestic rights.