Deadline is exclusively reporting that Archstone Entertainment will be handling international sales at the upcoming Cannes virtual market of the superhero indie film The Hyperions, which stars Cary Elwes, Penelope Mitchell, Tanner Buchanan, Elaine Tan and Alphonso McAuley.
The film focuses on Professor Ruckus Mandelbaum, who in the 1960s invents the ‘Titan badge, which gives humans superpowers. He creates an unusual family of superheroes who rise to fame and prestige. But over time the family fractures. By 1979 however, two of the original superheroes go to extraordinary lengths to get their Titan badges back.
The film is already completed filming and is written and directed by Jon McDonald, who produced under his the American Millimetre’s banner, alongside Justin Bell Productions’ Justin Bell and ReKon Productions’ Jon Michael Kondrath. The film production was handled by ReKon Productions.
Cary Elwes will star as Professor Ruckus Mandelbaum, Penelope Mitchell as Vista Mandelbaum, Tanner Buchanan as Apollo, Elaine Tan as Maya and Alphonso McAuley as Ansel.