Little Accidents follows the disappearance of JT, a 14 year-old boy in an American coal town which has already seen its share of tragedy after a mining accident. JT's disappearance draws together three local residents from very different walks of life. Together they struggle to navigate the web of secrets surrounding the boy's death, unaware of how connected they truly are.
Colangelo previously directed the award-winning short film by the same name, which debuted at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and explored some of the same themes as her debut feature.
Here's what Archer Gray Productions president Anne Carey had to say in a statement.
TideRock Media producers Jason Michael Berman and Thomas B. Fore had this to say in their own statement.
Producer Chris Columbus had this to say in a statement.
The film is being produced by Anne Carey of Archer Gray Productions, Jason Michael Berman and Thomas B. Fore of TideRock Media, and Summer Shelton. Executive producers are Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus of Maiden Voyage, Amy Nauiokas of Archer Gray Productions, Ruth Mutch of Soaring Flight Productions, and Kwesi Collisson, Mike Feuer and Todd Feuer of Mindsmack Productions. The project's DP is Rachel Morrison.
Elizabeth Banks is also shooting William Pohlad's Love & Mercy, and can be seen this fall in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Effie Trinket. Boyd Holbrook had his on-screen debut in Milk, and can be seen in the upcoming films A Walk Among the Tombstones, Untitled Terrence Malick Project, Jane Got a Gun and The Skeleton Twins. Oscar nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don't Cry) is known for her recent roles on HBO's Big Love and F/X's American Horror Story: Aslyum. Jacob Lofland's on-screen debut was in 2013's Mud. Josh Lucas has recently been in films J. Edgar and The Lincoln Lawyer.
Colangelo is represented by WME, who packaged the project and will be representing the film for sales, as well as Victoria Cook at Frankfurt, Kurit, Klein and Slez PC. Elizabeth Banks is represented by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Boyd Holbrook is represented by CAA and Kanner Entertainment.
Little Accidents comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Lofland, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Alexia Rasmussen, James DeForest Parker, Beau Wright. The film is directed by Sara Colangelo.