EXCLUSIVE: Aviron Footage has acquired U.S. distribution rights to After, the film adaptation of Anna Todd’s bestselling YA novels that started off on the fan-fiction web site Wattpad. Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin star within the pic being directed by Jenny Gage; it began manufacturing final week in Atlanta. Aviron has set an April 12, 2019 launch date.
After is a narrative of self-discovery and sexual awakening that facilities on Tessa (Langford), a devoted pupil, dutiful daughter and dependable girlfriend to her highschool sweetheart as she enters her first semester in school. Her guarded world opens up when she meets the darkish and mysterious Hardin Scott (Tiffin), a magnetic, brooding insurgent who makes her query all she thought she knew about herself and what she needs out of life.
Susan McMartin (Mr. Church) wrote the script. Khadijha Purple Thunder, Samuel Larsen, Shane Paul McGie, Inanna Sarkis, Pia Mia and Swen Temmel additionally star.
CalMaple Movies’ Courtney Solomon and Mark Canton are producing with Offspring Leisure’s Jennifer Gibgot, Anna Todd, Dennis Pelino and Wattpad’s Aron Levitz. Offspring’s Adam Shankman is government producing with Scott Karol, Nicolas Chartier, Jonathan Deckter, Meadow Williams, Temmel and Eric Lehrman.
Aviron Footage’ acquisition head Jason Resnick brokered the cope with Voltage and CalMaple on behalf of the producers.
“After is an genuine story of old flame and self-discovery that may resonate with younger
grownup audiences all over the place,” mentioned Aviron president David Dinerstein. “The followers’ ardour and enthusiasm for the property is contagious, and we’re excited to assist deliver this immensely widespread story to theaters.”
After is a sequence of 5 books from Todd which were learn greater than 1.5 billion instances on Wattpad. Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books have revealed 4 books within the sequence
that at the moment are out there in 40 nations.
Dinerstein launched Aviron on Could 2017, and its upcoming slate consists of the Steven Knight thriller thriller Serenity starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway that comes out October 19. It additionally has the Rosemund Pike-starrer A Personal Warfare about struggle correspondent Marie Colvin and the suspense thriller Three Seconds starring Pike, Joel Kennaman, Clive Owen and Frequent.