Yellow Veil Pictures has actually revealed the acquisition of the around the world rights to independent filmmaker Zach Clark’s The Becomers, the genre-bending funny tale of a body-snatching alien. The Becomers will be gone for the Marché du Film today throughout the Festival de Cannes.
The Becomers informs the story of a body-snatching alien who concerns Earth, reconnects with their partner, and searches for their method contemporary America. Which honestly seems like the best mix of sci-fi, romance, funny, and no doubt all playing out in grounded, modern environments.
Written, directed, and modified by Zach Clark and produced by Joe Swanberg (Happy Christmas, Digging for Fire) and Edwin Linker (Saint Frances, Queen of Earth) of Slasher Films, The Becomers stars Molly Plunk (Little Sister, Profane), Mike Lopez (All Jacked Up and Full of Worms, Crimes Against Humanity), Frank V. Ross (Drinking Buddies), Isabel Alamin, and Keith Kelly, and includes the voice of Russell Mael, diva of the explosive pop-rock band Sparks.
Filmmaker Zach Clark is best understood for the seriously well-known 2013 funny drama White Reindeer, which follows a lady called Suzanne as she has a hard time to put her life back together after a disaster at Christmastime. Clark is likewise acknowledged for another dark funny drama, 2016’s Little Sister, which stars Addison Timlin as a young nun visiting her youth house after her bro’s return from Iraq. Clark is a popular editor whose credits extend beyond his own films and consist of Sophia Takal’s Always Shine (Tribeca 2016), Hannah Fidell’s The Long Dumb Road (Sundance 2018), Michael Tully’s Don’t Leave Home (SXSW 2018), and Michael M. Bilandic’s indie cult movie Jobe’z World.
Zach Clark Binged the Original Star Trek Before Making The Becomers
The Becomers filmmaker Zach Clark exposed the sci-fi classic that he binged prior to going behind the electronic camera for the sci-fi funny task: the initial Star Trek. “During the pandemic, I binged the original Star Trek series for the first time and then I made this movie,” Clark stated on his most current movie.” It seemed like life as we understood it was ending, however, it likewise seemed like that may not be the worst thing either. The Becomers is a story of love, yearning, and alienation. A kitsch-soaked, pathos-laden melodrama about our unfortunate, unfortunate world. It’s the weirdest thing I’ve ever made and I can’t consider anybody much better than Yellow Veil to get it out into deep space.”
“I’ve long admired Zach’s films, and it’s especially fun to see him dive even further into the genre space with The Becomers, which is something his films have always circled,” included Joe Yanick, Co-Founder of Yellow Veil Pictures. “The Becomers is funny, weird, and at times gross, but what I like best is that it’s a very relatable movie about love; and I think that’s a place where some of the best genre films emerge from.”
The Marché du Film ranges from the 16th to the 24th May, 2023, with The Becomers simply among numerous cinematic deals with in shop at Cannes.