Dec, 2 Posted by Shauna

Elle Fanning will star in Galveston, adapted from the 2010 novel by True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto.

Director:

Melanie Laurent will direct the moody crime thriller from Pizzolatto’s screenplay.

Film Synopsis:

Galveston follows two hard-luck outsiders on the run. Barely surviving an assassination attempt from his loan-sharking boss, debt-collector Roy “Big Country” Cady (Foster) flees to the Texas town to lie low, but in rescuing Raquel “Rocky” Arceneaux (Fanning), a vulnerable young prostitute, from the shoot-out, any hope of a safe haven vanishes. Rocky is a girl with secrets to hide, including one that will forever haunt Roy in a powerful story of sacrifice and redemption.

Producers:

Low Spark Films’ Tyler Davidson will serve as producer. Jean Doumanian, Patrick Daly, Kevin Flanigan and Sean O’Brien will executive produce.

Starts Filming:

Production will begin in January.

Embankment is handling international rights at the AFM.