Cannes: 'Arctic' Duo Reteam for 'Stowaway' (Exclusive)

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The new sci-fi thriller from Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison is set on a spaceship enroute to Mars.

Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison, the director-writer team behind the Cannes Midnight screening title Arctic, will again join forces on the sci-fi thriller Stowaway.

As with Arctic, Penna will helm the new film and co-write the script with Morrison, who will also serve as editor on the project.

The movie is set on a spaceship on a mission to Mars. Shortly after takeoff, the crew discovers an accidental stowaway.

XYZ Films will produce the pic and is handling financing and worldwide sales with CAA Media Finance.

A version of this story appears in The Hollywood Reporter's May 11 daily issue from the Cannes Film Festival.