Sony swoops in on Storm Boy

By June 1, 2018 January 25th, 2019 Storm Boy
Storm Boy

Storm Boy

Salt Media & Entertainment is proud to announce that Shawn Seet’s contemporary remake of Storm Boy has been acquired by Sony Pictures Releasing.

Sony will launch the new version of Henri Safran’s 1976 classic, which stars Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney and newcomer Finn Little, on January 10, giving it a prime school holiday release.

“We’re extremely bullish about the film; we think it has terrific commercial prospects,” Sony executive VP Stephen Basil-Jones tells IF.

The distributor is confident the drama adapted by Justin Monjo from Colin Thiele’s novel will have multi-generational appeal, resonating with moviegoers who fondly remember the original film and with younger people.

Read full article here: IF

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