Initial production and distribution company Solstice Studios has pinked out the majority of its executive leadership and is on the verge of closing as it completes a new film starring Ben Affleck, insiders say. Diversity.
On Monday morning all of the key players were fired, including CEO Mark Gill, production head Lisa LJ and production co-head Guy Botham, marketing head Vincent Bruges and distribution chief Shari Hardison. Founded in 2018, the studio is shooting between Affleck and director Robert Rodriguez’s thriller “Hypnotic”.
It has ten employees, including Crystal Bourbieu, head of international sales.
“Solicitation is not stopping. It will focus on being orderly and producing and releasing completely ‘hypnotized’. To that end, the company will still employ 10 people. ‘Hypnotized’ is fully funded and is now in production. Principal photography is scheduled to end on November 1. Post-production is scheduled to end on July 15, 2022. “
“Solstice is aiming for a massive theatrical release in North America in September or October 2020 with a minimum of 2,000 screens. The U.S. release for this film will be handled by a team purpose created by Solstice অথবা or by a third-party U.S. distributor. Solstice is aiming for the simultaneous release of the movie to international theaters, run by independent distributors around the world, who have already bought the movie, ”the statement concluded.
The news was first published by Deadline. More to come.