‘The King’s Speech’ & ‘Wolf Hall’ Financier Hindsight Splashes On Sci-Fi Spec ‘Anima’

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Exclusive: The King’s Speech and Wolf Hall financier Hindsight Media (previously known as Prescience) has splashed on rights to sci-fi movie spec Anima, I can reveal. The mid-six-figure deal is the UK outfit’s biggest single development acquisition to date. While plot details are being kept under wraps I understand the thriller follows a prisoner who is sentenced to solitary confinement on a remote asteroid.

Swedish directing duo Fredrik Akerstrom and Markus Kryler (pictured), known for directing hit video game Battlefield 1 are attached to direct the script from Steve Isles (The Possession Of David O’Reilly). Project is being pitched as in the vein of Moon and Ex Machina.

Hindsight Media CEO James Swarbrick (The Last Days On Mars) will produce alongside Water & Power Production’s Tom Miller (Aaaaaaaah!) as well as Jon Kanak (Slumber), who reps both the writer and the directors. The team is eying a fall production start.
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