Berlin 2012: Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster, Kyra Sedgwick, Jennifer Jason Leigh Join 'Kill Your Darlings'
BERLIN -- Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster, Kyra Sedgwick and Jennifer Jason Leigh have joined the cast of Kill Your Darlings.
The quartet join an ensemble cast already boasting Daniel Radcliffe, Elizabeth Olsen, Dane DeHaan and Jack Huston. John Krokidas wrote the script with Austin Bunn and will make his feature directorial debut.
The Killer Films and Benaroya Pictures’ thriller is scheduled to begin shooting in March in New York at Columbia University. Killer Films’ Christine Vachon is producing with Michael Benaroya of Benaroya Pictures and Rose Ganguzza of Rose Pictures. Killer’s Pamela Koffer is executive producer.
The script details the previously untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg (Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac (Huston) and William Burroughs (Foster) at Columbia in 1944, providing the spark that would lead to the Beat Revolution.
Inferno Entertainment is repping international rights to the project at the EFM in Berlin. U.S. rights are being touted by UTA Independent Film Group and Cassian Elwes.
Sedgwick is repped by UTA, and managed by Jill Littman at Impression Entertainment, Leigh by Untitled Entertainment and UTA and Hall is with WME and Authentic’s Jon Rubenstein. Foster is reppbed by WME and manager Ken Jacobson.