By Andreas Wiseman
February 19, 2020
Christoph Waltz, Guy Pearce and Patrick Gibson are attached to star in comedy-fantasy The Portable Door, which Arclight is launching at the EFM.
In the family pic, a young man lands a job at a magical firm, only to find that its leaders are hiding darker motives. Muppets creator Jim Henson Company is producing.
Jeffrey Walker (Ali’s Wedding) is directing with shoot planned for this year. Leon Ford has adapted Tom Holt’s popular six-book fantasy series.
Producers are Lisa Henson and Blanca Lista from The Jim Henson Company and Todd Fellman from Story Bridge Films. Elevate Production Finance’s Craig McMahon is financing the film. Arclight reps the world except Australia/NZ. Walker is repped by Innovative Artists and attorney Rob Szymanski.