RYAN KWANTEN SET TO STAR IN THE ROBERT LANTOS PRODUCTION OF THE RIGHT KIND OF WRONG
Producer Robert Lantos announced today that Ryan Kwanten has been set to star in Serendipity Point Films’ production The Right Kind of Wrong. Jeremiah Chechik will direct from the screenplay adaptation by Megan Martin based on the novel by Tim Sandlin. Principal photography will begin on August 20th on locations in Banff and Los Angeles.
Also producing is Ari Lantos (Barney’s Version, Real Time) and Mark Musselman (The Samaritan, Barney’s Version) is Executive Producer.
The Right Kind of Wrong is the story of Leo Palamino (Ryan Kwanten), a failed writer-cum-dishwasher made famous for his many flaws and shortcomings in a blog called Why You Suck, written by his ex wife. He meets Colette, the girl of his dreams on the day she is marrying the perfect man. And so the ultimate underdog love story begins… in which Leo, a fearless dreamer, risks all to show Colette and the whole world all that is right with a man famous for being wrong.
Ryan Kwanten co-stars in True Blood, HBO’s highly rated series currently airing in its fifth season. He appeared in Warner Bros. series Summerland and played the lead in ESPN’s The Junction Boys.
“I can’t wait to bring this great story to life and to work with this exciting team,” says Ryan Kwanten.
“Ryan is a fabulously talented young actor who feels like he was born to play this part,” said producer Robert Lantos.
“Ryan Kwanten brings a balance of humor and edge to every character he plays. He can turn from vulnerable to threatening on a dime yet he remains lovable throughout,” added director Jeremiah Chechik.
Director Jeremiah Chechik’s credits include Benny & Joon and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as well as the mini-series Bronx is Burning. For the past several years he has directed episodes of many television series including Gossip Girl, Burn Notice and Chuck.
Producer Robert Lantos’ credits include Golden Globe and Oscar nominated films Barney’s Version, Eastern Promises, Being Julia, Sunshine, and The Sweet Hereafter.
The deal was negotiated between Mark Musselman, Serendipity Point Films, and Ryan Heck and Darren Statt, Creative Artists Agency.
The Right Kind of Wrong will be distributed by eOne in Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and the Benelux.