The City That Sailed Movie

The City That Sailed movie production status is currently Development

November 16, 2013 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Shawn Levy will direct. Will Smith will produce and star. First set up in September 2006.

Who's Involved:

Will Smith, Shawn Levy, Andrew Niccol, James Lassiter, Audrey Wells

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A New York City street magician's daughter, because of family circumstances, lives in England. In exploring a lighthouse one day, the girl discovers a room with magic candles and wishes to be reunited with her father, causing the island of Manhattan to break away and drift across the Pond.


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Who stars in The City That Sailed: Cast List


"King Richard" , "Bad Boys for Life"  

Who's making The City That Sailed: Crew List

A look at the The City That Sailed behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Shawn Levy last directed This Is Where I Leave You and The Internship. The film's writer Andrew Niccol last wrote Gemini Man and Good Kill.


Shawn Levy


James Lassiter
Will Smith

Production Company

Overbrook Entertainment

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Production: What we know about The City That Sailed?

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2013: The film was in Development status.
  2. Shawn Levy will direct. Will Smith will produce and star. First set up in September 2006.

  3. March 2010: The film was in Announced status.

The City That Sailed Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The City That Sailed is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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