Cannes: Phase 4 Picks Up Allison Burnett's 'Ask Me Anything'

Britt Robertson
Britt Robertson
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Phase 4 Films has acquired North American distribution rights to writer-director Allison Burnett’s Ask Me Anything.

Based on Burnett’s own novel, Undiscovered Gyrl, the film tells the story of young woman, played by Britt Robertson, who takes a year off before college to chronicle her adventures on an anonymous blog as she sets out to seduce a film professor (Justin Long) while resisting the advances of her married boss (Christian Slater).

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The film was produced by Lauren Avinoam, Nicolas Emiliani and Lauren Hogarth. The cast also includes Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Martin Sheen.

The deal was negotiated by Phase 4's Larry Greenberg and Maren Olsen at Traction, on behalf of the filmmakers.

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