Sundance Film Fest: Mayer's Adam Acquired by Fox Searchlight

Jan 20, 2009–Fox Searchlight acquired worldwide rights to rookie writer-director Max Mayer's “Adam” after the Sundance debut.  In this romance, Hugh Dancy (“Savage Grace”) plays a man with Asperger Syndrome who falls in love with his neighbor, Rose Byrne (“Damages”).  They plan is to open the film later this year.

“Adam has deeply satisfying and romantic storytelling,” said Fox Searchlight president Peter Rice. “Pitch-perfect performances and the discovery of a new American filmmaker.”