”Birds of Prey” filmmaker Cathy Yan has come on board to direct sci-fi love story ”The Freshening”. In accordance with Variety, the movie is an adaptation of a brief story by Rachel Khong a couple of futuristic America through which residents can take a drug to treatment racism and sexism.
“Khong’s quick story is ready in a close to future the place tensions over race and gender have reached a violent excessive, the US authorities institutes a public well being initiative often called ‘The Freshening’: each American receives an injection, after which everybody solely sees others as the identical race and gender as themselves. ”However when a avenue drug hits the scene, promising an opportunity to see the world because it actually is, will she select to disrupt this ‘freshened’ world?” the official description learn.
FilmNation Leisure will finance the mission and deal with worldwide gross sales, The corporate can even produce together with Ali Wong, Hyperobject Industries/Gary Sanchez Productions, and Yan and Ash Sarohia’s Rewild banner.
”’The Freshening’ is precisely the kind of daring and well timed movie that excites me as a author and director, and that Ash and I began Rewild to provide. I’m delighted to get to work with like-minded collaborators Ali Wong, Hyperobject and FilmNation to carry this daring and impactful story to the display screen,” stated Yan. PTI SHDSHD
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