Wim Wenders began key photography Tuesday in Berlin on sentimental thriller “Submergence,” which stars James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander. Shooting will occur in France, Germany, Spain and Africa, before wrapping in July.
Dike is taking care of global deals. UTA Independent Film Group bundled the venture and is taking care of the U.S. deal.
The pic depends on the novel by J.M. Ledgard from a screenplay by Erin Dignam (“The Last Face”). It is the account of James More (McAvoy), a water designer who is kidnapped in Somalia by Jihadist contenders who suspect that he is a British spy. Danielle “Danny” Flinders (Vikander) is a biomathematician chipping away at a remote ocean jumping task to bolster her hypothesis of the inception of life on the planet.