Focus Features boards Vasilis Katsoupis’ psychological thriller INSIDE starring Willem Dafoe!
INSIDE, Vasilis Katsoupis’ debut, starring Willem Dafoe snapped by Focus Features set to release the film in the U.S in March 2023, while Universal Pictures International will release the film in the rest of the world.
From a script written by Ben Hopkins based on an original idea by Katsoupis, Inside follows Nemo (Willem Dafoe), an art thief who gets trapped in a New York penthouse after the heist doesn’t go as planned. Locked inside with nothing but priceless works of art, Nemo must use all his cunning and invention to survive.
Producers are Giorgos Karnavas and Konstantinos Kontovrakis for Heretic (Greece); Marcos Kantis for Schiwago (Germany); Dries Phlypo for A Private View(Belgium).
Executive producers are VasilisKatsoupis, Charles Breitkreuz, Jim Stark and Stephen Kelliher. Co-producers are Bastie Griese, Jens Wolf, Neshe Demir of MMC Movies and associate producers are Dan Wechsler Jamal Zeinal-Zade and Andreas Roald of Bord Carde films/Sovereign Films.
Backers include Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Greek Film Center, Screen Flanders, Eurimages, ERT, EKOME, the German Federal Film Fund, the Belgium Tax Shelter, MFG Medien und Filmgesellschaft Baden- Wurttemberg; and Creative Europe/MEDIA.
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