“La La Land” director Damien Chazelle’s mystery thriller script “The Claim” has been optioned by Oceanside Media and Route One Entertainment.
The suspense thriller follows a single father with a criminal past who must uncover the whereabouts of his kidnapped daughter while fighting the mysterious claims of another couple who insist the child is theirs. Chazelle is not attached as a director as of yet.
Scott Clayton, Russell Levine, Leon Clarance, Jay Stern and Chip Diggins will produce with Motion Picture Capital to fully finance the film. Shooting is slated to begin this year and talks are underway with a U.S. distributor for a 2018 release.
Source: The Wrap