John Duigan (“Sirens,” “Head In The Clouds) is set to direct the teen surf feature “Bluer Than The Sky”. Leighton Lloyd will produce and filming will mostly take place in Newquay, Cornwall late next year.
The story follows a Cornish teenager who has a whirlwind romance with a famous pro surfer from Hawaii. The story is based on Lisa Glass’ young adult novel “Blue”.
Meanwhile, Mark Waters (“Mean Girls”) has signed on to direct “#Catfight” for Screen Gems and Olive Bridge Entertainment. Will Gluck, Alessandro Tanaka and Brian Gatewood will produce.
Amelie Gillette (“Growing Up Fisher”) penned the story which follows Lucy, an insecure high school girl being interviewed by a recruiter from her dream college. On the same day she learns that her boyfriend’s psychotic ex-girlfriend has just gotten out of a juvenile detention facility and challenges her to a fight after school.