Robert Carlyle and Emma Thompson star in Carlyle’s directorial debut.

The Legend of Barney Thomson

Producers Sigma Films have released this first image of The Legend of Barney Thomson, featuring Barney (Robert Carlyle) and his mother Cemolina (Emma Thompson). The cast also features Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay, Martin Compston and Ashley Jensen.

Carlyle makes his directorial debut on the story of a Glaswegian barber who gets caught up in murder. Myriad Pictures handles world sales.

Myriad chief Kirk D’Amico and Doug Apatow are executive producers.