Icon has boughtAustralian and
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It stars Oscarnominee Helen Mirren (
The GranadaFilms/Pathe Pictures production is written by PeterMorgan and produced by Andy Harries, Christine Lagan and Tracey Seaward. Pathe Distribution is the distributor in the
"The events ofAugust 1997 and the fascination the Australian public has with the BritishRoyal Family will no doubt make this acquisition one of the most talked aboutmovie releases for 2006," said Icon's Australian ceoMark Gooder, who anticipates a fourth quarter 2006release.
Frears' previous films include