Magazine article Screen International

Altitude Takes on Sales for Son of a Gun Starring Ewan McGregor

Magazine article Screen International

Altitude Takes on Sales for Son of a Gun Starring Ewan McGregor

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Jerrycan director Julius Avery to shoot film in early 2013.

Altitude Film Sales, the sales arm of Will Clarke's new Altitude Film Entertainment,has boarded international sales for Julius Avery's Australian crime thriller Son of a Gun starring Ewan McGregor. The company will kick off sales at the forthcoming AFM.

Hopscotch/eOne has acquired Australia/New Zealand rights and UTA will handle North America.

Avery will direct the film based on his original screenplay. Timothy White will produce for Southern Light Films. Financiers include Media House Capital and ScreenWest.

The story follows Australia's public enemy number one (McGregor) and his protege.

Avery's short Jerrycan won the jury prize in Cannes and the Australian Film Institute award for best short film.

The film will shoot in Perth and Kalgoorlie, Western Australia starting in early 2013. …

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