Redford also assembled a prestigious crew to work on The Company You Keep, Director of Photography Adriano Goldman (Jane Eyre, Sin Nombre), Composer Cliff Martinez (Drive, Traffic), Editor Mark Day (Harry Potter films) and Production Designer Laurence Bennett (The Artist, Crash).
A thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity, The Company You Keep, will premiere Out of Competition at the Venice Film Festival and at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The Company You Keep was financed by Voltage Pictures, who is also the international sales agent on the film.
"Robert Redford's film is classic storytelling at its best and we are really looking forward to bringing the film to the American audience," states Sony Pictures Classics.
"I've known Tom and Michael for many years. I have great respect for what they do and how they do it. So it's a pleasant connection," adds Redford.
The Company You Keep was released April 5th, 2013 and stars Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci. The film is directed by Robert Redford.