FilmNation is presenting the film to buyers at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and the film will shoot in Atlanta later this year.
In “Misanthrope,” Woodley will play a troubled, but talented low-ranking female cop who is recruited by the FBI to help profile and track down a serial mass murderer.
The screenplay was written by Damián Szifron with Jonathan Wakeham based on an original story by Szifron. FilmNation Entertainment’s Aaron Ryder, Stuart Manashil and Woodley will produce. Further principal casting on the film is underway.
FilmNation is financing the film and overseeing worldwide sales. Sales will commence at the upcoming Cannes Film