Carver Films and Moss to produce, with XYZ Films financing alongside Screen Australia and handling worldwide sales at the Cannes Virtual Market
Los Angeles, CA (June 11, 2020) –Elisabeth Moss is set to star in director Daina Reid’s RUN RABBIT RUN. Acclaimed novelist Hannah Kent wrote the script from an original idea developed with Carver Films, with Anna McLeish and Sarah Shaw of Carver Films to produce, with XYZ Films executive producing. Moss will also produce alongside her producing partner Lindsey McManus. XYZ will finance as part of their fund with Finland’s IPR.VC, in conjunction with Screen Australia, with XYZ also handling worldwide sales at the upcoming Cannes Virtual Market. Umbrella Entertainment is managing Australia/NZ distribution.
As a fertility doctor, Sarah (Moss) has a firm understanding of the cycle of life: you are born, you live, and then you die. That’s it. But when she is forced to make sense of the increasingly strange behavior of her young daughter Mia, Sarah must challenge her own beliefs and confront a ghost from her past.
Moss is best known for her roles as June Osborne in the Hulu series THE HANDMAID’S TALE and as Peggy Olson in AMC’s MAD MEN. She recently starred in the films THE INVISIBLE MAN and HER SMELL. She will next be seen in Wes Anderson’s THE FRENCH DISPATCH, Taika Waititi’s NEXT GOAL WINS and SHIRLEY for Neon Films.
Reid is known for directing episodes of THE HANDMAID’S TALE, HBO’s THE OUTSIDER, and Amazon’s UPLOAD as well as SUNSHINE.
RUN RABBIT RUN is a Carver Films production, with major production investment from XYZ and Screen Australia, in association with Film Victoria and the South Australian Film Corporation.
XYZ’s recent slate of sales titles include DUAL starring Karen Gillan, Aaron Paul and Jesse Eisenberg, CUS AND MIKE starring Anthony Hopkins, current release VIVARIUM starring Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots and Sion Sono’s PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND, starring Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella. XYZ is also in post-production on STOWAWAY starring Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette.
Moss is repped by WME, Independent Talent Group and Ribisi Entertainment Group. Reid is repped by RGM Artists and ICM Partners.