Thomas Jane’s Police Thriller ‘Crown Vic’ Sells to Screen Media (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 5/23/2019 | Dave McNary
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Screen Media has bought North American rights to writer-director Joel Souza’s police crime-thriller “Crown Vic,” starring Thomas Jane and Luke Kleintank.

The distributor closed terms during the Cannes Film Festival amid a competitive bidding situation between seven other suitors. Screen Media plans to release the pic this fall.

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“Crown Vic” premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. The supporting cast includes David Krumholtz, Josh Hopkins, Bridget Moynahan, Scottie Thompson and Gregg Bello. “Crown Vic” follows one explosive night in the life of a seasoned LAPD veteran, portrayed by Jane, as he takes a young cop (Kleintank) out on patrol and shows him the brutal reality of life behind the wheel of a Crown Vic.

The producers are Alec Baldwin and his El Dorado Pictures, Anjul Nigam under his Brittany House Pictures, and Bello. Maxx Tsai also produced under his China-based Wudi Pictures.

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“Joel starts ‘Crown Vic’ off with an incredible sequence that had us utterly glued to the screen from there on,” said Screen Media president David Fannon. “What follows is a gripping story...
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