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McQueen's Hunger lands in US with IFC Films

IFC Films has acquired US rights to Steve McQueen's Maze Prison drama Hunger starring Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham.The film, whichopened Un Certain Regard at Cannes, interprets events during the 1981 hunger strike by incarcerated IRA terrorists led by Bobby Sands. Enda Walsh wrote the screenplay.Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch of Blast! Films produced for Film4 in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission Of Ireland ...

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