Myriad Pictures is selling international territories and will screen at AFM the action drama starring Scott Speedman which was recently named Best Canadian First Feature in Toronto.
Based on true events, Speedman plays a Canadian gentleman bank robber who became a popular hero for his charm and ability to break out of jail. Nathan Morlando directed and Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand and Brian Cox also star..
Morlando’s partner at euclid 431 pictures Allison Black produced. Myriad CEO Kirk D’Amico and Daniel Iron served as executive producers. D’Amico and Cassian Elwes brokered the deal with IFC Films’ and Arianna Bocco. eOne holds Canadian rights.
“Edwin Boyd has been featured in numerous top 10 films to watch at both TIFF and now AFM, lists,” said D’Amico. “I am very pleased that IFC Films has acquired this film. They are smart marketers and distributors of quality entertainment. It is a real vote of confidence in the commercial aspects of the film as we head into AFM.”