It was announced today, leading Los Angeles based production and sales company Capstone Global has partnered with Wayne Fitzjohn and Simone Swart’s Nthibah Pictures, Alex Lebovici’s Hammerstone Studios, Sam Raimi’s Raimi Productions and Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment and is launching sales on Moritz Mohr’s highly anticipated action-thriller Boy Kills World, starring Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day), Michelle Dockery, Brett Gelman (“Stranger Things,” “Fleabag”), Isaiah Mustafa (It Chapter 2), martial arts master Yayan Ruhian, Nicholas and Cameron Crovetti (“Big Little Lies,” “The Boys”), and Quinn Copeland (“Punky Brewster”) with Andrew Koji (Bullet Train), with Sharlto Copely (District 9) and Famke Janssen.
The film will be a dystopian fever dream action film that follows Boy, a deaf mute with a vibrant imagination. When his family is murdered, he is trained by a mysterious shaman to repress his childish imagination and become an instrument of death.The film will be written by Arend Remmers and Tyler Burton Smith (Child’s Play).
Here's a first look at Skarsgard below:
“Sam and Roy are truly masters of the genre and their support of Moritz speaks volumes as to the heights he can reach as a filmmaker, this incredible concept, led by a fiercely talented cast and crafted by a gifted filmmaking team in South Africa make Boy Kills World an incredible package to represent in the marketplace.”
Said Christian Mercuri, Chairman and CEO of Capstone.
Mohr is set to make his feature directing debut on the project. Sam Raimi and Zainab Azizi are producing through Raimi Productions, Roy Lee of Vertigo Entertainment, Simon Swart and Wayne Fitzjohn through Nthibah Pictures, and Alex Lebovici of Hammerstone Studios. Stuart Manashil and Dan Kagan are also serving as producers with Christian Mercuri of Capstone, Reza Brojerdi of Ventaro Film and Andrew Childs as executive producers.
Added Wayne Fitzjohn, producer and CEO of Talent 10, “Moritz’ fresh vision and concept demanded that we push beyond standard shooting techniques and reimagine how to approach long shots, stunt sequences and more. The cast and crew pushed the limits physically and creatively to bring this unique spectacle to life. The result is extraordinary. We are confident audiences around the world will respond enthusiastically."