Toronto: Neon Picks Up Natalie Portman Pop-Star Drama 'Vox Lux'
Jude Law also stars in the Brady Corbet-helmed movie that features original music from Sia.
In its second major deal of the Toronto market, Neon has landed the Natalie Portman pop star drama Vox Lux, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
The movie from director Brady Corbet covers a 15-year span that takes place from 1999 to the present as it tracks the rise of singer Celeste (Portman) to superstardom. Jude Law also stars.
The deal comes two days after Neon nabbed Wild Rose, another film seen as having a strong female performance and possible awards-season potential for its star Jessie Buckley.
Bold Films and Andrew Lauren Prods. financed and produced the movie.
Songwriter-singer Sia will provide original songs for the film, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
Endeavor Content and CAA negotiated the domestic sale, with Sierra Affinity handling international.
Variety was first to report on the deal.