EXCLUSIVE: We hear that Zola Independent Spirit Award winner Taylour Paige and Cyrano actress Haley Bennett are boarding Magazine Dreams reverse Jonathan Majors.

The movie follows an newbie bodybuilder (Majors) who struggles to search out human connection within the exploration of superstar and violence. The script was on the 2020 Black List, and Elijah Bynum will direct and write.

Mike O’Hearn, a four-time Mr. “Natural” Universe and Fitness Model of the Year of 4 years who appeared on American Gladiators, additionally is about to star.

Majors is govt producing below his Tall Street manufacturing banner, together with Nightcrawler producers Jennifer Fox and Dan Gilroy. Los Angeles Media Fund is totally financing, with Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman additionally producing. CAA Media Finance organized financing and can deal with the home sale.

Paige subsequent shall be seen within the reboot of Legendary’s The Toxic Avenger and starred in Lena Dunham’s latest Sundance Film Festival world premiere, Sharp Stick. Her characteristic credit embrace Oscar-winning Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, White Boy Rick and the upcoming Mack & Rita starring Diane Keaton and Brothers reverse Brendan Fraser, Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage.

Paige gained Best Female Lead for Zola this yr on the Independent Spirit Awards. She is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Granderson Des Rochers.

Bennett gained Best Actress on the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival for Swallow, which she additionally govt produced. She is starring within the upcoming UAR title Till from Chinonye Chukwu, Jamie Adams’ She Is Love and the Lionsgate Eli Roth characteristic adaptation of videogame, Borderlands. Other characteristic credit embrace Hillbilly Elegy, The Girl on the Train, Rules Don’t Apply, The Magnificent Seven and The Equalizer. Bennett can also be set to star within the characteristic take of Jackie Polzin’s novel Brood which she’ll additionally produce alongside Topic Studios, Joe Wright and Swallow producer Mollye Asher. She is repped by WME, Tavistock Wood Management and Brecheen Feldman Breimer.

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