The package that has been the liveliest on the market is also played by Fan Bingbing, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong & # 39; o.
In one of the largest stores on the Cannes market, Universal Pictures has acquired US rights to the female-fronted espionage film 355 .
A source deal called the deal $ 20 million. The budget for the film is said to have been $ 75 million plus.
Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing and Lupita Nyong play a starring role in the James Bond spy photo.
On the way to the market The Simon Kinberg-Helmed 355 was supposed to cause a sensation because of the star power of the quintet, because each brought a fanbase from another box-office territory, especially Fan Who Belongs to The Biggest Stars in China
There is no script yet, but the plot is supposed to be about five spies from agencies around the world forming their own team called the 355. Theresa Rebeck ( Catwoman ) writes the script
The timing could not be better for the project, which matches the larger cultural phenomenon of women who occupy their equal place in the midst of #MeToo and Time & # 39 ; s call up. Ironically, Cruz was previously played in the next 007 tournament as a "Bond Girl". But instead she will lead the franchise pioneer with 355 .
Chastain, one of Hollywood's sexiest actresses in terms of gender justice, produced her Freckle Films banner. Freckles Kelly Carmichael and Kinberg also produce.
CAA, representing all five actresses as well as Kinberg, negotiated the deal and made the film for China. FilmNation sells 355 in all other international territories
Rebeck is owned by ICM Partners and Manage-Ment.