AceShowbiz - Netflix has acquired an anorexia drama "To the Bone", written and directed by Marti Noxon. According to some sources, the streaming giant put the price for the deal in the $8 million range, making it one of the biggest at Sundance Film Festival this year.
The drama follows Ellen (%cLily Collins%), a young woman who makes a last attempt to conquer her severe anorexia by entering a group recovery home. She then meets an unconventional doctor named Dr. William Beckham (%cKeanu Reeves%), who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.
"To the Bone" also stars %cAlanna Ubach% as Karen, %cLiana Liberato% as Kelly, %cKathryn Prescott% as Anna, %cCiara Bravo% as Tracy and %cAlex Sharp% as Luke. %cLili Taylor% and %cBrooke Smith% also star in the film. The drama is produced by Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn and Karina Miller. It is executive produced by Andrea Iervolino, Monika Bacardi, Anita Gou and Matthew Malek.
Netflix has previously nabbed documentaries "Casting JonBenet", "Icarus" and "Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan, Gawker and Trials of a Free Press". The streaming giant also made a deal for Jim Strouse's modern comedy "The Incredible Jessica James".