In a deal value $11 million, Netflix has secured the North American rights to ‘Velvet Goldmine’, ‘Carol’ and ‘I am Not There’ from the director’s darkly comedic new melodrama Todd Haynes “Might December”.
Marking the primary large sale at this yr’s competition, Netflix beat a number of bidders, together with Neon, after the preliminary $6 million home deal value skyrocketed.
The story facilities on a twenty-year romance between a married couple (Julianne Moore, Charles Melton) whose relationship was as soon as tabloid fodder because of not simply the twenty-year age hole, however their age at starting.
This relationship buckles beneath stress when an actress (Natalie Portman) arrives at their Georgia house to do analysis for a movie about their previous and the lifetime of the Moore character she is about to play.
Samy Burch wrote the screenplay based mostly on a narrative she wrote with Alex Mechanik. Moore spoke concerning the film at a press convention the opposite day, saying, “The rationale this film is so harmful to look at is as a result of individuals do not know the place the boundaries are of whoever. it could be. It is horrifying.
Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler are producing, and the streamer hopes to place the movie as a significant Oscar contender within the fall.