Wasp Network and Ad Astra, two productions that were born in the RT Features, in São Paulo, begin to make their way around the world, with the world premiere at the competitive show of Venice Film Festival, which happens August 28 The September 7 in the Italian city.
For the producer Rodrigo Teixeira, it is an honor to have these two productions with Brazilian DNA selected for one of the most important film festivals in the world. “Working with James Gray and Olivier Assayas, renowned and award-winning directors in Venice, is a dream come true, in addition to the stellar cast that makes up both films. I can undoubtedly say that these productions were among the most challenging in the history of RT”, He comments.
A production in Brazil, France and Spain, developed and produced by Rodrigo Teixeira, in co-production with Orange Studios it’s from Adrian Guerra, shot in Cuba and the Canary Islands, Wasp Network is a spy thriller written and directed by Olivier Assayas and starring Penelope Cruz, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edgar Ramirez and Wagner Moura. The script is based on the book of Fernando Morais, The Last Soldiers of the Cold War, published in 2011. The film, which was shot in Cuba, is co-produced by Orange and Adrian Guerra.
From the principal James Gray, Ad Astra brings in the cast Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland and Tommy Lee Jones. The feature, which follows an astronaut’s space trip in search of his father, is produced by RT Features, in partnership with New Regency Pictures and the 20th Century Fox. The premiere in Brazilian cinemas is scheduled for September 26.