Andy Armstrong, SPHE Managing Director, Northern Europe, said, “This film, about friendships tested to the limit, boasts an award-winning director and stars a critically-acclaimed cast.”
AV’s Managing Director Vic Bateman added, “AV Pictures are thrilled that Sony have shown their faith in the potential of this inspirational project from such a talented team.”
Award-winning director David Blair directs the story of a hustler who has to get his mentally challenged best friend to take part in an underground fight ring. The cast features Stephen Graham, Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje, David O’Hara, and Maxine Peake.
The film is produced by Michael Knowles & Stacey Murray for Made Up North Productions and Brad Moore & Mark Foligno for Moli Films in Association with EM Media and AV Pictures, for whom Lee Brazier is overseeing production.