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HELEN HUNT, ANA DE ARMAS AND JOHN LEGUIZAMO JOIN TYE SHERIDAN IN MICHAEL CRISTOFER’S “THE NIGHT CLERK”



Highland Film Group announced today that Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt (The Sessions, Cast Away), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049, Hands of Stone) and Golden Globe Nominee John Leguizamo (John Wick: Chapter 2, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar) will join Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One, X-Men: Apocalypse, Mud) in The Night Clerk, written and to be directed by Michael Cristofer (Chuck, Original Sin). The thriller is produced by Sheridan, WulfPak Productions’ David Wulf (Looking Glass, Little Women) and Highland Film Group, with Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon and Academy Award nominated producer Robbie Brenner executive producing. Convergent Media LLC is financing the film. The Gersh Agency and Highland Film Group are co-repping the U.S. sales, with HFG also handling foreign.

 Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley (Sheridan) is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect.  As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realizes he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim. Principal photography commenced in Utah on May 21st.

 Hunt is an Academy Award Winning actress for her leading role in As Good as It Gets and was nominated a second time for her supporting role in The Sessions. Hunt recently directed episodes of ABC’s “Splitting Up Together,” FX’s “Feud,” NBC’s “This is Us” and CBS’ “Life in Pieces.” Other credits include What Women Want, Cast Away, Soul Surfer, Ride, and more. Hunt also wrote, directed and starred in Then She Found Me and Ride. Current projects include The Miracle Season, Netflix’s Candy Jar alongside Uzo Aduba, and I See You, which is currently in production in Cleveland.

De Armas is currently in production on the Untitled Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis Project with Lily James and in post-production on Three Seconds starring Rosamund Pike. Leguizamo was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar.  He is currently filming John Wick: Chapter 3 and best known for roles in The Infiltrator and Moulin Rouge!

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