Possessor director Brandon Cronenberg‘s next film, the sci-fi thriller Infinity Pool, which will star Mia Goth (Pearl) and Alexander Skarsgård (The Northman), has now scored an “NC-17” rating from the MPA for, “Some graphic violence and sexual content.” However Neon is currently appealing the rating.
In the film, “James and Em are young, rich, in love, and on vacation. Their all-inclusive resort boasts island tours and gleaming beaches. But outside of the hotel gates waits something much more dangerous and seductive, beyond the edge of paradise.”
NEON will co-finance and executive produce t with Topic Studios. Telefilm Canada and the Croatian Film Fund will also co-finance. Karen Harnisch and Andrew Cividino of Film Forge, Noah Segal and Christina Piovesan of Elevation Pictures, and Rob Cotterill are producing. Tom Quinn, Jeff Deutchman, and Emily Thomas will serve as executive producers for NEON. Maria Zuckerman, Michael Bloom, and Ryan Heller will executive produce for Topic Studios, with Hengameh Panahi, and Charlotte Mickie for Celluloid Dreams. Daniel Kresmery and Jonathan Halperin are co-producing for Hero Squared and Anita Juka for 4 Film. Alexander Skarsgård will also serve as executive producer for the film.
We’ll keep you posted.