Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced that principal photography has begun on Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s Downhill.
Production on the new film began in Austria in and around Ischgl, Fiss and Vienna. Directed by Faxon and Rash and written by Jesse Armstrong. The film is an adaptation of the 2014 Golden Globe nominated Swedish film Force Majeure.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anthony Bregman and Stefanie Azpiazu serve as producers while Ruben Östlund and Erik Hemmendorff serve as executive producers. The film will be overseen by Presidents of Production Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum, VP of Production Taylor Friedman and Coordinator Apolline Berty.
“I’m thrilled to have completed my first day of filming with Jim and Nat and Will Ferrell and my friends at Likely Story here in Austria; it’s all Downhill from here,”
said Louis-Dreyfus from the set.
Barely escaping an avalanche during a ski vacation in the Alps throws a seemingly picture-perfect family into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate life, and how they truly feel about each other.
Downhill stars, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Miranda Otto, Zach Woods, Zoë Chao, Julian Grey, Ammon Jacob Ford, and Kristofer Hivju.