Zoe Saldana to star in Efm-bound sports drama ‘Fencer’ for HanWay, Casey Affleck to produce

Published on Feb 13, 2020

Zoe Saldana to star in Efm-bound sports drama ‘Fencer’ for HanWay, Casey Affleck to produce

Saldana will play Mae, a fencer vying for an Olympic spot.

Zoe Saldana has signed to star in Jasmine McGlade’s Us sports drama Fencer, which Casey Affleck is producing.

HanWay Films is handling international sales and is introducing to buyers at the European Film Market next week. UTA Independent Film Group and CAA Media Finance are handling Us rights.

Inspired by McGlade’s experiences as a national champion fencer, the film follows an ambitious athlete facing personal demons and childhood rivals as she vies for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.

Affleck is producing the film alongside Whitaker Lader.

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