A24 assembles an A-list cast for fantasy epic The Legend of Ochi

The production company A24 recently presented a new upcoming project called the legend of och. The film is considered a fantasy epic. It will be the directorial debut of Isaiah Saxon. He will direct a main cast that includes Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Finn Wolfhard and Helena Zegel. The title is based on Saxon’s original characters, world, and script.

A synopsis of the project reads: “the legend of och follows a girl (Zengel) who runs away from home and learns to communicate with an elusive species of animal known as Ochi.” Composer and Dirty Projectors founder Dave Longstreth is creating an original score for the film. He has collaborated with the Saxon’s animation and film I study Encyclopedia Pictura on multiple occasions.


Isaiah Saxon, who co-founded Encyclopedia Pictura, has experience working in the music industry. He has directed music videos for many musicians including Bjork, Panda Bear, Kanye West, Grizzly Bear and the aforementioned Dirty Projectors. It will be interesting to see his jump from music to the big screen. Encyclopedia Pictura has another project in the works, which is an animated series for Apple. Its pilot, which will reach Cartoon Network, is named diy.The program is inspired by DIY.org, an online community created to teach practical skills to children.

Production is handled by Saxon and Encyclopedia Pictura, along with Traci Carlson and Richard Peete for Neighborhood Watch and Jonathan Wang with Year of the Rat. Executive producers will include avengers endgame directors Russo Brothers, as well as AGBO’s Mike Larocca and Angela Russo-Otstot. Also executive producing are Louise Lovegrove and Alex Plapinger.

A24 has developed some of the most acclaimed films of the last decade, such as the drama MoonlightScience fiction former machine and horror title Hereditary.The studio is best known for its adult stories. Nevertheless, the legend of och It will be the first family film created by the company. It will have the themes that A24 fans are used to at the moment. Insiders describe the project as a throwback to old-school preschool.Lord of the Rings peter jackson photos Apparently, those at the helm of the company loved the world of Saxon so much that they jumped at the chance to work with him.

People in the Hollywood industry know that A24 takes a lot of chances with new directors, like they did with Ari Aster in his directorial debut. Hereditary. That movie was a box office success and became part of many critics’ lists of the best movies of the 2010s. In addition to taking risks, A24 is also known for having long associations with filmmakers. After his second movie Midsummer Released in 2019, Aster began work on his third title with the company. Her new project is currently being filmed. the legend of och it could be the start of a long-lasting new partnership between Saxon and A24.

Saxon is represented by Verve, 2AM and Hansen, Jacobson. Dafoe is represented by CAA and Circle of Confusion. Z engel is represented by CAA and Artists Partnership. Watson is represented by UTA, Independent Talent in the UK and Schreck Rose. Wolfhard is represented by CAA, Velocity Entertainment Partners and Jackoway Austen. This news originated from Deadline.

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