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Exclusive: Judy Greer joins Emma Thompson in Stampede and augenschein’s “The Fisherwoman”

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Judy Greer

Judy Greer, Marc Menchaca, and Gaia Wise have joined Emma Thompson on Stampede Ventures and augenschein Filmproduktion’s action thriller The Fisherwoman.

Brian Kirk (21 Bridges, JACKAL) is directing from a screenplay by writing duo Nicholas Jacobson-Larson and Dalton Leeb.

The Fisherwoman centres on a woman (Thompson) trapped in a blizzard in Minnesota who interrupts the kidnapping of a teenager organised by a waif and her congenial husband and realises she may be the youngster’s only hope.

Greer and Menchaca will play the kidnappers.

Stampede Ventures and augenschein Filmproduktion are financing the film with the support of Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, the DFFF, and German broadcaster ZDF.

north.five.six. (formerly Mossbank), augenschein Sales and CAA Media Finance will continue discussions with EFM buyers in the coming week. Leonine will coproduce and distribute the film for German-speaking Europe. Jonathan Saubach will be the executive producer. Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo and Jonas Katzenstein will produce for augenschein. Emma Thompson is also an Executive Producer alongside north.five.six.’s Michael Rothstein and Samuel Hall.

Stampede Ventures president Chris Bosco along with Neil Sacker of Sacker Entertainment Law PC negotiated the deal on behalf of Greer, Menchaca, and Wise.

Greer’s credits include

13 Going On 30, Jurassic World, Ant-Man, and Halloween Kills. The upcoming projects include Dead guy with Michael Shannon, Eric larue opposite Alexander Skarsgard, in Michael Shannon’s debut as a director, and The best Christmas pageant ever costarring Pete Holmes. Greer is represented by CAA, Artists First, and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson McGinnis Ryan.Menchaca is best known for

Ozark, Homeland, and Beacon 23. His upcoming projects are The big cigar starring Alessandro Nivola; Companion starring Jack Quaid, Lukas Gage and Brittany Snow; and Barron’s Cave starring Brittany Snow. Menchaca is repped by Independent Artist Group and TMT Entertainment Group.Wise’s best-known works include

A Walk In The Woods and The Chelsea Detective. Her upcoming projects include The Lord Of The Rings: The War Of The Rohirrim starring Brian Cox, MirandaOtto, and ShaunDooley. She is represented by Hamilton Hodell.Stampede Ventures’ recently released films include the YA feature Pink Skies Ahead

, starring Mary J. Blige and Jessica Barden, and the Morgan Neville and Jeff Malmberg Netflix documentary The Saint Of Second Chances.Upcoming film releases include Lionsgate’s Ordinary Angels

starring Hilary Swank and Alan Ritchson, and female-driven Space Cadet with Emma Roberts, Poppy Liu, Gabrielle Union, Tom Hopper, and Sebastian Yatra on Amazon Prime International.augenschein Filmproduktion produced sci-fi thriller The

Assessment starring Elizabeth Olsen and Alicia Vikander, David Lowery’s MotherMary, with Anne Hathaway and Michaela Coel, and Islands by Jan-Ole Gerster, starring Sam Riley, Stacy Martin and Jack Farthing.VMI Worldwide to launch EFM sales on thriller ‘Fluxx’ starring Tyrese Gibson, Shelley Hennig (exclusive)

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