aban Films announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Wander starring Golden Globe® nominee Aaron Eckhart (Midway, Olympus Has Fallen), Katheryn Winnick (“Vikings,” Love & Other Drugs), Heather Graham (Netflix’s Desperados, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me) and Academy Award® winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men, Lincoln). April Mullen (Below Her Mouth) directed the conspiracy thriller from a script by Tim Doiron (88). April Mullen (p.g.a.) and Tim Doiron (p.g.a) also produced with VMI Worldwide’s Andre Relis (p.g.a), Verdi Productions’ Chad A. Verdi, Don Kee Productions’ Jason Allison, Aloe Entertainment’s Mary Aloe, Falconer Picture’s Douglas Falconer and James Van Der Woerd (p.g.a.).
Wander follows Arthur Bretnik (Eckhart), a mentally unstable private investigator who, after being hired to probe a suspicious death in the town of Wander, becomes convinced the case is linked to the same ‘conspiracy cover up’ that caused the death of his daughter.
Saban Films’ Bill Bromiley said, “The whole cast brings heart and soul to this gripping thriller. It is a fun ride seeing Aaron Eckhart and Tommy Lee Jones in these respective roles; we’re honored to be working with April Mullen on this achievement.”
Director April Mullen added, “I’m thrilled to be working with Saban on releasing Wander to the masses. The film honors all the silent warriors who persevere and fight for the light through the darkest of circumstances.”
Bill Bromiley negotiated the deal for Saban Films with Steve Break along with VMI Worldwide’s J.D. Beaufils. Executive Producers are VMI Worldwide’s J.D. Beaufils, Verdi Productions’ Michelle Verdi and Chad A. Verdi Jr., Don Kee Productions’ Michael S. Smith and Franchesca Lantz, Tamer Abaza, Jeffrey Bohn, Angie Pack, Charles Saikaley, Siren Studios’ Craig Chapman, Roger Dorman, Circle 4 Entertainment’s Adam Falkoff, Phoenicia Pictures’ Ameer Fawaz and Christelle Conan from Ingenious Media whom provided funding.