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Sundance 2012: Mark Webber and Chloe Sevigny to Star in Indie Drama 'Panarea'

Webber appears in three films screening at Sundance, including 'The End of Love,' which he wrote and directed.

Mark Webber
Mark Webber

Mark Webber and Chloe Sevigny are attached to star in director Adam Bhala Lough’s indie drama Panarea. Jim Jarmusch is executive producing.

The film follows a young married couple with intimacy issues who find themselves vacationing on an exotic Italian island where their commitment will be tested.

The script was written by Adam Mansbach, author of the New York Times bestseller Go the F*ck to Sleep. Panarea will go into production this summer. 

Mangusta Productions’ Sol Tryon and Giancarlo Canavesio, and Mike S. Ryan are producing.

Webber wrote and directed Sundance drama The End of Love, which premiered on Saturday at Library Center Theatre. He also stars in the film about an actor who must raise his son alone after the death of the child's mother.

Webber also appears in Sundance comedies Save The Date and For A Good Time, Call..., which sold to Focus Features Tuesday morning for roughly $2 million.

In Panarea, Webber will play Paul, an American struggling with what it means to be a man. His wife, Linnea, is played by Sevigny.

Webber is represented by Innovative Artists and Ira Schreck at Schreck Rose Dapello Adams & Hurwitz. Sevigny is repped by WME and Danny Sussman at Brillstein Entertainment Partners. 

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