LAUREN MANN is partner of Astrakan Film AB, a company dedicated to producing and financing independent storytelling. Shortly after her first foray into producing on the 2010 film STONE starring Robert DeNiro, Edward Norton and Milla Jovovich she gave Astrakan Film AB founder & filmmaker William Olsson Angus MacLachlan's script RELIANCE. In 2015 Lauren and William solidified their partnership by undertaking their first investment: SWISS ARMY MAN starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe, directed by Daniels. Lauren and William went on to co-executive produce ONLY starring Freida Pinto and Leslie Odom Jr. Lauren produced William Olsson's third feature film Lost Girls and Love Hotels starring Alexandra Daddario, Takehiro Hira and Carice Van Houten. September 2021 Focus Features will release Paul Schrader's THE CARD COUNTER, presented by Martin Scorsese; starring Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe produced by Lauren Mann, co-financed by Astrakan Film AB.
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