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Netflix lands Windfall movie

July 13, 2021

By Nik Roseveare

Windfall, a Hitchcockian thriller directed by Charlie McDowell and written by Justin Lader, has been acquired by Netflix for a reported “large 8-figure deal”.

The movie stars Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Lily Collins (Les Misérables, Emily in Paris), and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad, Jungle Cruise) and tells the story of a young couple who arrive at their vacation home to discover it is in the process of being robbed.

McDowell and Lader both previously worked together on feature films The One I Love and The Discovery.

ICM Partners represented the sale of the rights.

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