Roger Kumble Film ‘stunning Disaster’ Sets Dylan Sprouse, Virginia Gardner & More
EXCLUSIVE: Cruel Intentions and After We Collided filmmaker Roger Kumble is directing the Voltage Pictures YA feature version of Jamie McGuire’s New York Times bestseller Beautiful Disaster.
In the wake of the indie global fulfillment with the function take of Anna Todd’s After collection, it’s another notch for Voltage in the YA area. The 3 After films so far have racked up over $150M WW and the fourth movie After Ever Happy will hit cinemas next. Voltage additionally offered-out global rights on other teen-demo properties including the nice-selling YA novel model Words on Bathroom Walls, and sold foreign on Finding You and Time Is Up.
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Kumble is reteaming right here on Beautiful Disaster along with his After We Collided celebrity Dylan Sprouse, who performed Trevor in that function take of the Anna Todd YA romance novel. In addition, Virginia Gardner (Halloween, Marvel collection Runaways), Austin North (Outer Banks), Libe Barer (Sneaky Pete), Ethan Embry (Sweet Home Alabama, Empire Records), and Rob Estes (the After series) are becoming a member of the forged; the percent already in manufacturing in Bulgaria.Voltage
In Beautiful Disaster, tailored through Kumble, bad-boy Travis (Sprouse) is exactly what college freshman Abby (Gardner) needs and wants—to keep away from. He spends his nights preventing in underground boxing suits, and his days because the closing college campus charmer. But Abby wants nothing to do with Travis. Intrigued with the aid of Abby’s resistance to his attraction, Travis gives her a simple guess: if he loses his subsequent combat, he should remain intercourse-unfastened for a month. If he wins, Abby should stay in his rental for the identical amount of time. Either way, Travis has no idea that Abby’s dark beyond is set to emerge, and he may additionally have ultimately met his match.
Voltage is handling international sales and will introduce Beautiful Disaster at the upcoming American Film Market. German studio Leonine already obtained rights over the weekend. Multiple offers have additionally been made in lots of different territories. Brian Pitt and Mark Clayman will produce along Jonathan Deckter, President and COO of Voltage. EPs are Voltage’s Nicolas Chartier, Lucas Jarach and McGuire.
McGuire’s novel has been published and translated in 38 nations, and crowned the bestseller’s list in Brazil, Italy, France, Spain, Australia and the United Kingdom.
“I had a exquisite enjoy operating with Voltage and Dylan Sprouse on After We Collided and I’m thrilled to be taking part with them and Ginny Gardner on bringing another beloved novel to lifestyles,” said Kumble.
“The edition of this loved New York Times and international bestseller, helmed by way of one of the maximum prolific YA directors of all-time, Roger, and led by an incredibly gifted forged with huge social followings – Beautiful Disaster has all of the makings of the subsequent blockbuster YA franchise,” said Deckter.
“We’ve seen firsthand how best New Adult content can hastily reach audiences far past the set up fanbase of the authentic IP whilst it’s inside the arms of the right creative team at the production side, and subsidized by way of a strong social campaign. This e book became one of the pioneering successes of the style and I don’t have any doubt that our global community of topnotch distribution partners will make this groundbreaking paintings a surefire field-workplace hit.”
Sprouse’s characteristic credits similarly to After We Collided encompass the Chinese fantasy romance Turandot, and the romantic comedy Banana Split. He created and wrote Suneater which currently launched in comic book format.
Gardner is understood for gambling Karolina Dean inside the Hulu unique collection Marvel’s Runaways, Vicky in David Gordon Green’s Halloween, and as Christina Raskin in Paramount’s Project Almanac.
Social media sensation North has regarded in Netflix’s damage-hit YA collection Outer Banks, Hulu’s All Night and the smash-hit Disney Channel collection I Didn’t Do It.
Barer is known for her roles inside the Amazon Prime collection Sneaky Pete and Colony and Saban’s I See You opposite Helen Hunt.
McGuire’s observe-up novel, Walking Disaster, debuted at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. Beautiful Oblivion, book one of the Maddox Brothers series, also crowned the New York Times bestseller listing. In 2015 and 2016, the following three Maddox Brothers books, Beautiful Redemption, Beautiful Sacrifice, and Beautiful Burn also topped the New York Times, in addition to Beautiful series novellas, A Beautiful Wedding and Something Beautiful. The 5th Maddox Brothers Series novel, A Beautiful Funeral, debuted at #four at the New York Times, also making appearances on the united states Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.
Sprouse is repped by Bonnie Lietdke at Authentic Literary and Talent Management, UTA and David Markman at DLA Piper. Gardner is repped by way of 3 Arts Entertainment, UTA, Sloane Offer Weber and Dern LLP. North is repped by using Buchwald, Luber Roklin Entertainment & Myman Greenspan. Barer is repped through Untitled leisure, A3 and Peikoff Mahan.
it become announced nowadays by President and COO Jonathan Deckter.