Alan Ball, creator of ‘True Blood’ to produce ‘last summer’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The Bourse must present to buyers at the next virtual EFM to present Our last summer, produced by Oscar winner and Real blood and Six feet Under ground creator Alan Ball (american beauty).

Set in Westchester in the summer of 1991, the film will follow locked-in teenager Daniel Rosen on a bumpy road to self-acceptance when his estranged gay uncle Ira returns home, dying of complications from HIV / AIDS.

Gary Jaffe’s original screenplay will be directed by Katie Ennis and Jaffe, and produced by Emily McCann Lesser (Goodbye Amor) and Ennis. The Exchange manages sales rights around the world.

Ennis and Jaffe previously directed the short Sunset, which premiered at Palm Springs ShortsFest and has performed at over 35 film festivals, and the short Last summer with uncle Ira, produced by McCann Lesser and Ennis. The latter was a proof of concept for Our last summer, which premiered at Outfest 2020.

Ball the latest movie directed by Amazon Original Uncle frank and created the HBO series Here and now.

“The Bourse is delighted to bring Last summer at the market. We firmly believe that life affirming stories seen through the eyes of underrepresented voices is both positive for society and good for business, ”said Brian O’Shea, CEO of The Exchange. “Consumers today look for storylines and characters that have empathy, especially when they relate internal growth and resilience.

Stock Exchange’s EFM Virtual Programming Includes Sundance 21 Documentary Street gang, Victoria Justice Trust, Liev Schreiber Project Across the river and through the trees, and Noomi Rapace pic The thicket.

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