The domestically produced animated movie Technotise – Edit i ja [Technotise – Edit and me], created by Aleksa Gajic, will soon have its Hollywood remake with the staring role given to Milla Jovovich.
The trailer for the film, featuring Jovovich, has attracted the attention of powerful people in Hollywood, among others Laeta Kalogridis, the producer of Avatar and screenplay writer for Shutter Island and Alexander. She has decided to do a remake of the Serbian animated film and transform it into a Hollywood hit.
- “That is only the beginning. They have purchased the rights to enter the production process and now we are awaiting the responses from major film studios. A key role in the negotiations process was played by cinematographer Radan Popovic, who lives in Los Angeles. There is huge interest in this and the first step has been made,” says Mirko Josifov, the producer of Technotise – Edit and me, adding he would love to see Milla Jovovich in the starring role.
The storyline is set in Belgrade in 2074 and follows the life of Edit Stefanovic, a psychology student, who is a volunteer in a research project. Her job is to look after Abel, a mathematical genius and the author of a formula which unifies all energies present on Earth, who has withdrawn from the outside world. The film had its premiere in 2009 and has appeared in a number of festivals.
on the QT and very hush-hush