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Hopscotch takes on Australian rights to new Paul Andrew Williams Film

E1 Entertainment has sold the Australian rights to Paul Andrew Williams’ Song for Marion to Hopscotch. 

E1 Entertainment has sold the Australian rights to Paul Andrew Williams’ Song for Marion to Hopscotch. 

The film has already been sold in Canada, the UK and France.

“Paul and I are excited that there has already been so much interest in our film,” said producer Ken Marshall. “We have no doubt that the incredibly talented and passionate E1 Films teams in Canada and the UK, the Haut et Court group in France and Hopscotch team will give this project the tender loving care we feel it deserves.”

“We are thrilled that film lovers in Australia will have an opportunity to experience this incredibly moving film,” said Charlotte Mickie, EVP of E1 Films International. “The power of the script has already generated sales in Canada, the UK and France as everyone that reads it is instantly convinced that this film will touch a broad audience.”

Troy Lum, Manager Director at Hopscotch, added: “Building on our recent successes, we feel that Williams has written a gem of a tale and this film will resonate with film buffs of all ages.”

The London-set comedy/drama is about an elderly widower who joins an unconventional choir.

Williams and Marshall previously worked together on BAFTA-nominated London to Brighton and The Cottage.

The film will start pre-production in late June; E1 will be selling the film in Cannes market.

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