Spotlight Boards ‘A Christmas Star’
September 8, 2015 by Ross A. Lincoln | Deadline
Spotlight Pictures has international sales rights for the holiday film A Christmas Star, starring newcomer Erin Galway-Kendrick along with Pierce Brosnan. The film follows a girl named Noelle (Galway-Kendrick), who believes she has the power to perform miracles. When a shady developer (Brosnan) appears on the scene with a plan that poses a threat to her small town, Noelle and her friends hope to use her miraculous abilities to stop him. Liam Neeson narrates, and pop singer Kylie Minogue has a cameo.
Directed by Richard Elson from a script he co-wrote with Maire Campbell, it’s produced by Cinemagic Chief Executive Joan Burney Keatings. The deal was negotiated by Ryan McCombs, vice president of Spotlight Pictures and Producer Joan Burney Keatings on behalf of the filmmakers.