“Keepers” news from AFM
Protagonist Pictures has concluded a string of key deals in the aftermath of the AFM in Los Angeles on titles including Keepers, Finding Your Feet, Lady Macbeth and Trespass Against Us.
In high demand among buyers was psychological thriller Keepers directed by The Killing’s Kristoffer Nyholm and set to star Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan and Joe Alwyn.
The project, fully financed by Cross Creek Pictures, sold to Universum (Germany & Switzerland), Bravos (China & Hong Kong), Notorious (Italy), California Filmes (Latin America) Blitz (Former Yugo), Tanweer (Indonesia, Greece, Malaysia & Turkey) and PVR (India).
Deals also closed with Shoval Film (Israel), Breeze (Korea), Front Row Entertainment (Middle East), Viva Entertainment Group (Philippines), Monolith (Poland), NOS Lusomundo (Portugal), Shaw Renters (Singapore) and Cai Chang International (Taiwan) with Fox International Channels picking up Asia PTV rights.
The film is due to commence shooting in the UK early 2017.
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