Magazine article Screen International

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Magazine article Screen International

Hot Projects on Screenbase

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GARTH DAVIS' LION

Adapted from the true story "A Long Way Home," Rooney Mara (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) joins Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!) and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) in the cast, which also includes India's best actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Priyanka Bose, and Deepti Naval.

Garth Davis will direct while Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, and Angie Fielder will produce for See-Saw Films in association with Sunstar Entertainment and Aquarius Films.

The film is co-financed by Screen Australia and will be distributed worldwide by The Weinstein Company, excluding New Zealand and Australia, which Transmission Films will cover.

RICKY GERVAIS' SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS

Netflix has acquired world rights to the comedy, which has plans for a 2016 launch.

Produced by Chris Cohen, Aaron L. …

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