EXCLUSIVE: Amazon and German production and distribution force Constantin Film team up for fantasy feature film YA Silver (work title), based on the popular novel series of the same name by Kerstin Gier.
Silver will retrace the history of Liv, 17, who is moving to London with her mother Ann and younger sister Mia. When Liv meets the mysterious Henry, everything changes. He belongs to a secret circle that possesses the ability to “lucid dream”. But they don’t know that achieving their dreams comes at a high price.
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The cast, largely made up of up-and-coming and up-and-coming actors and actresses, includes Jana McKinnon (We, the children of Bahnhof Zoo) like Liv, Riva Krymalowski (When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit) like Mia, Rhys Mannion (It’s in all of us) as Henry, Chaneil Kular (Sex education) as Arthur, Efeosa Afolabi like Jasper, Theo Augier like Grayson, Josephine Blazier as Anabel, Samirah Breuer (A night off) as Persephone and Nicolette Krebitz (Savage) as Liv’s mother, Ann.
Helena Hufnagel will direct. The producer is Lena Shömann. The script comes from Sina Flammang in collaboration with Christian Ditter.
The movie (which has franchise potential given its source material) will soon be filmed in London and Dublin in German and English. The launch of Prime Video is scheduled for 2023.
Last year, Amazon and Constantin teamed up for a drama series We, the children of Bahnhof Zoowhich starred the Austrian-Australian actress McKinnon. Krymalowski got its box office breakout 2019 When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit while Rhys Mannion made his debut in the 2022 SXSW drama It’s in all of us. Chaneil Kular is best known for the hit Netflix series Sex education.
Constantin is well known for his film franchises, including resident Evil and german hit Goethe fuck you.
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