We’ve been sent the first images from the drama Between Us starring Melissa George, Taye Diggs, David Harbour, and Julia Stiles. The film “explores the bittersweet friendships between two couples who meet as old friends and discover their lives are tarnished by money, success, sex, and children.” If anyone wants to tarnish my life with the first three, go right on ahead.
Hit the jump to check out the images. The film is currently in post-production and being shopped around the Berlin Film Festival for domestic distribution.
Here’s the press release:
MAYA ENTERTAINMENT GETS “BETWEEN US” WITH FOREIGN RIGHTS
The Julia Stiles, Melissa George, Taye Diggs Film Hits EFM
LOS ANGELES, CA – Maya Entertainment Group, Inc., a leading independent multi-platform content and distribution company based in Los Angeles, has acquired from Slamdance Co-Founder, Dan Mirvish’s Bugeater Films, the foreign rights to “Between Us”, starring Julia Stiles (“The Bourne Trilogy”), Melissa George (“30 Days of Night”), Taye Diggs (ABC’s “Private Practice”), and David Harbour (“The Green Hornet”). The film now in post-production will be available for sale at Berlin 2012.
The film based, on the hit off-Broadway play of the same name, was penned by Dan Mirvish (“Open House”) and playwright Joe Hortua. “Between Us” is an intense drama exploring the bittersweet friendships between two couples who meet as old friends and discover their lives are tarnished by money, success, sex and children.
“This is our first endeavor with Dan and we couldn’t be more excited,” states Elias Axume, President, International Distribution for Maya Entertainment. “Dan has adapted the play into a truly cinematic experience; that coupled with an all-star cast, is sure to bring us success at this year’s market.”
The film is produced by Dan Mirvish, Hans C. Ritter, and Mike S. Ryan and executive produced by Brent Stiefel, with cinematography by Nancy Schreiber, ASC. Mirvish, who also directed the film, states “I’m looking forward to working with Maya to help bring the movie to a global audience. This powerhouse cast was amazing to work with, and I know their performances will blow people away.”