Lumet Signs Funky Deal for Two Films

Sidney Lumet has inked a deal with Funky Buddha Group to finance his next two films, with an option for a third, according to Variety.

Under the deal, Lumet will move forward first on the prison breakout movie “Getting Out,” based on his original script. Story centers on a man desperate to regain his freedom while entangled in deadly head games with his prison psychiatrist and the woman he desires.

Shooting is scheduled to begin in January.

Lumet Signs Funky Deal for Two Films