Corporate Animals

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Corporate Animals
Directed byPatrick Brice
Produced by
Written bySam Bain
Starring
Music byMichael Yezerski
CinematographyTarin Anderson
Edited byChris Donlon
Production
companies
Distributed byScreen Media Films
Release date
  • January 29, 2019 (2019-01-29) (Sundance)
  • August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09) (United States)
Running time
86 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Corporate Animals is a 2019 American comedy horror film directed by Patrick Brice and written by Sam Bain. It stars Demi Moore, Ed Helms, Jessica Williams, Karan Soni, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Calum Worthy, Dan Bakkedahl, Martha Kelly, and Nasim Pedrad.

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2019. It is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019, by Screen Media Films.

Plot[edit]

Lucy (Demi Moore) is the egotistical CEO of Incredible Edibles, America's premiere provider of edible cutlery. In her infinite wisdom, Lucy leads her staff including her long-suffering assistants, Freddie (Karan Soni) and Jess (Jessica Williams), on a corporate team-building caving weekend to New Mexico. When disaster strikes, not even their useless guide Brandon (Ed Helms) can save them. Trapped underground by a cave-in, the mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together in order to survive amidst sexual tension, startling business revelations, and casual cannibalism.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In May 2018, it was announced Sharon Stone, Ed Helms, Jessica Williams, had been cast in the film, with Patrick Brice directing from a screenplay by Sam Bain. Keith Calder, Jessica Calder, Mike Falbo and Helms will produce the film, under their Snoot Entertainment and Pacific Electric banners, respectively.[3] In June 2018, Demi Moore joined the cast of the film, replacing Stone, alongside Karan Soni, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Calum Worthy, Dan Bakkedahl, Martha Kelly, Jennifer Kim and Nasim Pedrad joined the cast of the film.[4]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in June 2018, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.[5]

Release[edit]

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2019.[6] Shortly after, Screen Media Films acquired distribution rights to the film.[7] It is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Animals". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Brown, Tracy (January 28, 2019). "Britney Spears filmed a secret cameo for 'Corporate Animals'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  3. ^ Ritman, Alex (May 7, 2018). "Cannes: Sharon Stone Joins 'Corporate Animals'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  4. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 12, 2018). "Demi Moore Joins 'Corporate Animals'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "'Corporate Animals' To Film In New Mexico". ladailypost.com. June 15, 2018. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  6. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 20, 2018). "Sundance Film Festival 2019 Last Minute Adds: Pics Starring Dakota Johnson, Demi Moore, Armie Hammer, Mark Duplass & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  7. ^ Hipes, Patrick (February 21, 2019). "Sundance Horror Comedy 'Corporate Animals' Acquired By Screen Media". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  8. ^ "Virtually every movie coming out this summer". Los Angeles Times. April 25, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2019.

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