Cannes: Victoria Justice and Eden Sher to Star in BCDF Pictures' 'The Outskirts'

Victoria Justice Eden Sher Split - H 2014
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Victoria Justice Eden Sher Split - H 2014

Peter Hutchings will direct the female-centric, high-school-set comedy, whose international sales are being handled by Red Granite International.

Peter Hutchings will direct the female-centric comedy The Outskirts, starring Victoria Justice and Eden Sher, for BCDF Pictures.

The screenplay by Dominique Ferrari and Suzanne Wrubel was on last year’s Black List and tells the story of two best friends who, having suffered years of torment under the thumb of their high school's alpha female, decide to unite their school’s other outcasts to start a social revolution.

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The cast also includes Ashley Rickards, Peyton List, Avan Jogia, Claudia Lee, Katie Chang and William Peltz. Shooting will begin this summer in New York.

The film was developed by New York-based BCDF Pictures, which produced Bachelorette with Gary Sanchez Productions. BCDF’s Brice and Claude Dal Farra are producing. The executive producers are Lauren Munsch and Brian Keady from BCDF and Victoria Bousis from Bousis Films. 

Red Granite's foreign sales arm, Red Granite International, led by Danny Dimbort and Christian Mercuri, is handling international sales on the picture, under the title Cool Girls.

Justice is repped by UTA and Jackoway Tyerman, while Sher is with APA, KLWGN and Skrzyniarz & Mallean.

Rickards is repped by UTA, KLWGN and Hansen Jacobson; List is with UTA, Untitled Entertainment, and Wilhelmina Creative Management.

Jogia is repped by ICM, Characters Talent Agency and KLWGN, while Lee is with Paradigm, Joanne Horowitz Management, Strong Management, and Morris Yorn.

Chang is with ICM, Carole Dibo Management, Soffer/Namoff Entertainment, and Peikoff Mahan. Peltz is with WME and Untitled Entertainment, and Ferrari and Wrubel are repped by Circle of Confusion and Bloom Hergott.