NEON has announced that Academy Award® Winner Tilda Swinton, George Mackay (1917, Captain Fantastic), and Stephen Graham (Venom: Let There Be Carnage, The Irishman, Boardwalk Empire) will star in Academy Award Nominated Director Joshua Oppenheimer’s (The Act of Killing, The Look of Silence) golden-age musical about the last human family, The End. NEON has acquired the North American rights to the film, which will begin production in 2022.
Final Cut for Real’s Signe Byrge Sørensen and Joshua Oppenheimer are producing with Wild Atlantic Pictures and Match Factory Productions Co-Producing. The Danish Film Institute in Denmark and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW in Germany will support with financing. Jeff Deutchman negotiated the deal for NEON with the producers and UTA Independent Film Group. The Match Factory will handle international sales.
Tilda Swinton has had an eclectic and esteemed international career, winning an Oscar in 2008 for her supporting role in Warner Bros.’ Michael Clayton. Swinton has regularly worked with lauded directors including Bong Joon Ho, Luca Guadagnino, Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Joanna Hogg and the Coen brothers. Recent and upcoming projects include: Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir: Part II, Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing with Idris Elba, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria, which NEON is releasing.
Stephen Graham got his big break playing Al Capone in critically acclaimed HBO series “Boardwalk Empire.” Since then, he has been active in both film and TV with credits including Marvel’s Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, and the Elton John biopic Rocketman.