’12 Years a Slave’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Outfit Joins River Road Identity Drama ‘Unicorns’, First Look Revealed at EFM With CAA Directing

Exclusive: 1 2 years of a slave And Brokeback Mountain River Road Entertainment joins Sally L. Hosseini and James Krishna to feature Floyd. Unicorn as producer and financier.

CAA Media Finance will sell the project at the upcoming EFM in Berlin.

Cross-Cultural Romance, Directed by the swimmer Filmmakers El Hosseini and James Krishna Floyd are now in post-production from a screenplay by Floyd.

Today, we can also reveal that the film will co-star rising British Indian RnB artist Jason Patel alongside the previously announced Ben Hardy.Bohemian Rhapsody)

Set against a London underground subculture, the film follows the double life of a queer performer (Patel) and a single father (Hardy) working as a mechanic, whose lives collide after a chance encounter.

“When Laura Windows, our casting director, introduced us to Jason, we knew we had found our unicorn. Jason poured his heart and soul into it. Her amazing chemistry with Ben Hardy shines through on screen. Ben’s mesmerizing performance is really great. This is Ben Hardy, as you’ve never seen him before,” said Sally L. Hosseini and James Krishna Floyd.

Floyd added: “Making my debut as writer/co-director on a story very close to my heart with my longtime creative partner Sally has been a privilege and a beautiful journey.”

Bill Pohlad’s River Road will produce alongside Trudy Styler and Celine Rater’s maven Screen Media and Philip Hurd’s Chromatic Aberration. Bill Pohlad, Kim Roth and Krista Workman joined Heard, Rattray and Styler as producers. Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) executive producer.

Patel, who is weird, with stage credits The Jungle Book And Peter Pan. He was one of the BBC Asian Network’s ‘Artist of the Week’ in 2022 and his debut EP will be released in 2023.

Pohlad added: “We were thrilled at the prospect of working with Sally and when we read James’ influenced script, we fell in love with its heart and the vibrant subculture it explores.”

Unicorn Crew members include cinematographer David Rydecker BSc (Souvenirs 1 and 2), editor Ian Kitching BFE (the swimmer), hair and make-up designer Lisa Mustafa (top boy), and composer Stuart Earle (persuasion), many of whom worked on El Hosseini’s acclaimed debut My brother is Satan.

Casting Director Laura Windows (Pennyworth), production designer is Rob Wieshusen-Hayes (Argyll), costume designer Neeraj Miraj (after love) renowned Gessian performer and Britain’s first out Muslim drag queen Asifa Lahore is a mentor and co-producer of the film.

Film i Väst / Filmgate Films of Sweden, with funding from the National Lottery and Cambridge Picture Company is additionally financed by Film Cymru Wales.

BAFTA-nominated by El Hosseini the swimmer It opened at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival and subsequently played on Netflix since November, reaching #1 in 47 countries and the top ten in 86 countries. Floyd starred in both the swimmer And My brother is Satan.

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