Voltage Pictures will launch global sales at EFM next month on Michelle Schumacher’s (I’m Not Here) thriller You Can’t Run Forever starring J.K. Simmons, which wrapped principal photography earlier this year.
Schumacher directs from a screenplay she co-wrote with Carolyn Carpenter about a teenage girl struggling with a tragic past who is hunted through the woods by a psychopath on a murderous rampage.
Simmons, whose accolades include the best supporting actor Oscar for Whiplash, is joined on the cast by Allen Leech (Downton Abbey: A New Era) and Fernanda Urrejola (Cry Macho).
You Can’t Run Forever is in post-production and is being produced by Randle Schumacher through Rubber Tree Productions.
“Our friends at Rubber Tree have made a deeply satisfying thriller that expertly explores the theme of family – both blood and chosen,” said president and COO Jonathan Deckter, who made the announcement on Thursday.
“Michelle masterfully directs the fiercely talented and J.K. through a series of gripping twists and turns that reminds the world, not to get on J.K.’s bad side! You Can’t Run Forever is a hot package and I’m sure our global distribution partners will respond once they see the footage in Berlin.”
Voltage’s current slate includes Roger Kumble’s adaption of the New York Times YA bestseller Beautiful Disaster starring Dylan Sprouse and Virginia Gardner which is set for release in April; and the recently announced sequel Beautiful Wedding, currently shooting in the Dominican Republic.
Also on the roster are YA adaptation Marked Men starring Chase Stokes and Sydney Taylor; horror-thriller Play Dead starring Bailee Madison and Jerry O’Connell which will be released through Tubi in March; and the biopic Reagan with Dennis Quaid, Penelope Ann Miller, and John Voight.
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