Focus Features in Talks to Finance and Distribute James Gray’s ‘Armageddon Time’ With Cate Blanchett

Focus Features is in talks to distribute worldwide and finance “Armageddon Time,” the latest film from “Ad Astra” director James Gray that stars Cate Blanchett alongside Robert De Niro, Oscar Isaac, Anne Hathaway and Donald Sutherland, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.Gray wrote the script and will direct “Armageddon Time” based on Gray’s own childhood memories.

The film will tell a coming-of-age story that explores friendship and loyalty while America is poised to elect Ronald Reagan as president.Focus could end up backing the film for around $15 million, Deadline reported.

The film is expected to begin production at the start of 2021 in New York.Also Read: Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘Borderlands’ Video Game Adaptation at LionsgateJames Gray, Anthony Katagas and Rt Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira are producing the film.

Rt’s Lourenço Sant’Anna and Rodrigo Gutierrez executive producing.CAA Media Finance represented the film

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