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2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #19. Patrick Brice – Corporate Animals

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #19. Patrick Brice – Corporate Animals

Pretty much working non-stop since 2014’s Creep, Patrick Brice‘s only Sundance stop as been the acerbic The Overnight Earlier in the summer in New Mexico, he activated Corporate Animals – a comedy which was suppose to originally star Sharon Stone, but Demi Moore moved in for the role. Ed Helms, Jessica Williams, Nasim Pedrad, Calum Worthy and Isiah Whitlock Jr. also star.

Rooftop Films 2019

Gist: Lucy (Demi Moore) is the egotistical megalomaniac CEO of Incredible Edibles, America’s premier provider of edible cutlery. In her infinite wisdom, Lucy leads her staff including her long-suffering assistants, Freddie (Karan Soni) and Jess (Jessica Williams), on a corporate team-building caving weekend to New Mexico. When disaster strikes, not even their useless guide, Brandon (Ed Helms), can save them. Trapped underground by a cave-in, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together in order to survive.

Production Co./Producers: Snoot Entertainment’s Jessica Calder and Keith Calder, Mike Falbo, Ed Helms

Prediction: Premieres section.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). Protagonist Pictures (international)

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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