ARC Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to “Chloe & Theo,” starring “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson, Larry King, Mira Sorvino and newcomer Theo Ikummaq.
The film tells the story of Theo (Ikummaq), an Inuit man from the Arctic who travels to New York City to warn world leaders about the impact of global warming on the planet. Upon arrival, he meets Chloe (Johnson), who is homeless. The two join forces to save the world.
“‘Chloe & Theo’ is a very powerful, heartwarming story with stellar performances from Dakota Johnson and Mira Sorvino,” said Scott Moesta, ARC’s head of acquisition, who announced the deal Monday. “We are absolutely thrilled to be distributing this film on the bigscreen and various platforms for fans across the U.S. to enjoy.”
“Chloe & Theo” was written and directed by Ezna Sands and will be released theatrically and on VOD on Sept. 4.
“Chloe & Theo” is produced by Monica Ord, who also exec produced the film with Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and Paul Mitchell founder John Paul DeJoria.