Film News Roundup: Warner Bros. Buys Hugh Jackman-Rebecca Ferguson Thriller ‘Reminiscence’

In today’s film news roundup, Hugh Jackman’s thriller gets distribution, Teyonah Parris is heading to the “Candyman” reboot, and SAG-AFTRA pickets in Brentwood.AcquisitionWarner Bros.

has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the thriller “Reminiscence,” starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson.Lisa Joy, executive producer of “Westworld,” will make her feature directorial debut on the project.

Joy will produce with Kilter Film partner Jonathan Nolan, along with Michael De Luca and Aaron Ryder.

Athena Wickham and Elishia Holmes are executive producers.Principal photography will take place in New Orleans and Miami in October.

Jackman will portray a veteran living in a future Miami flooded by rising seas who offers clients the chance to relive any memory.

He becomes involved romantically with Ferguson’s character, who is implicated in a series of violent crimes.FilmNation was selling “Reminiscence” during the Berlin Film Festival.

The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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