Focus Features has ‘The Imitation Game’ about a former Saville Row Taylor-making suit for vicious crooks in Chicago. Graham Moore’s crime drama The Outfit stars Mark Rylance, Dylan O’Brien, Zoey Deitch, and Johnny Flynn.
Focus Features has bought world rights for the first time from the film Nation Entertainment under the direction of Maur, who earned an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game. The film stars Rance as a Saville Row suit tailor in London, who lands in inner-city Chicago, following a personal tragedy, where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people who can afford them – vicious rogues. family.
Filmation and Focus Feature partnered with the Carey Mulligan-starring drama Promising Young Woman. Moore will direct The Outfit, which the filming is funding, from his screenplay with actor and writer Jonathan Klan.
“If you told me years ago when Johnathan and I were first dreaming of this story, that I would get to direct my first film with the brilliantly talented as Mark, Joey, Dylan and Johnny You said you were crazy.
And honestly, if you say that then, you can be. Director Moore said in a statement, “This film is such a deep work of love for me and our entire team, and I cannot ask for a better partner than my friends in film nation and focus.”
Production will stop in London in March. Producer credits are shared by Scoop Wasserstein, Ben Browning, and Amy Jackson. FilmNation and CAA Media Finance negotiated the distribution deal for Outfit with focus facilities from the film production team.
Moore is represented by CAA. McClain is represented by innovative artists and trademark talent. Wasserstein is represented by Sasha Levites of Frankfurt Kernit, while Rallance is represented by CAA.
Deutch is represented by CAA and Management 360. JudgedBrien is represented by WME and Head Entertainment. Flynn is represented by CAA, United Agents, and Management 360.