Emilia Jones leads a cast that includes Eugenio Derbez.
Apple has nabbed the rights to Sundance drama CODA from writer-director Sian Heder, in a deal worth $25 million according to sources.
The title, which premiered in the U.S. dramatic competition, follows Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and abandoning her family.
Eugenio Derbez, Troy Kotsur, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Daniel Durant and Marlee Matlin also star.
Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi, and Patrick Wachsberger produced the movie, with Ardavan Safaee and Sarah Borch-Jacobsen executive producing.
CAA Media Finance and ICM Partners negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.