“Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson’s latest movie “Chloe and Theo” has been acquired by ARC Entertainment, which will release the film in theaters and on VOD on Sept. 4, it was announced Monday by ARC’s head of acquisitions Scott Moesta.
Mira Sorvino, Larry King and newcomer Theo Ikummaq, which was written and directed by Ezna Sands.
“Chloe and Theo” tells the story of Theo (Ikummaq), an Inuit man from the Arctic who travels to New York City to warn world leaders about the catastrophic impact of global warming on the planet. Upon arrival, he meets a homeless girl named Chloe (Johnson), who has an unusual vigor for life. She is mildly delusional, and completely obsessed with Bruce Lee. Together, they will save the world.
“Chloe and Theo” was produced by Monica Ord, who also executive produced the film with Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and Patron and Paul Mitchell founder John Paul DeJoria. The deal was negotiated by ARC’s Moesta and Arctica Films’ Ord on behalf of the filmmakers.
“‘Chloe and Theo’ is a very powerful, heartwarming story with stellar performances from Dakota Johnson and Mira Sorvino,” said Moesta. “We are absolutely thrilled to be distributing this film on the big screen and various platforms for fans across the U.S. to enjoy.”
Recent ARC Entertainment releases include “Field of Lost Shoes” starring Jason Isaacs and Lauren Holly; “Autumn Blood” starring Sophie Lowe and Peter Stormare; and “A Little Game” starring Ralph Macchio and Janeane Garofalo.