New films star Tom Hardy [pictured], Ewan McGregor, Daniel Radcliffe, Lily Collins and Sam Clafin.
Lionsgate UK has secured the theatrical distribution rights to six new titles – drama Locke, comedy Born to be King, The Keeping Room, Horns, family comedy What We Did on Our Holiday and love story Love, Rosie.
Produced by Paul Webster and Guy Heeley, Locke is written and directed by Academy Award nominated Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things, Hummingbird). Starring Tom Hardy, Tom Holland, Ruth Wilson, Alice Lowe and Olivia Colman, the film is about one man’s life unravelling in a tension-fuelled ninety minute race against time.
Starring Kate Hudson and Ewan McGregor, Born to be King is written and directed by Peter Capaldi. The film is about a film extra who is discovered to share a striking resemblance to a movie star.
The Keeping Room is set in the waning days of the Civil War, a soldier who has broken off from the Union Army encounters a group of women who have been left to fend for themselves. Directed by Daniel Barber (Harry Brown) and written by Julia Hart, the film stars Sam Worthington, Hailee Steinfeld and Brit Marling.
Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns has been written for the screen by Keith Bunin and directed by Alexandre Aja (Piranha 3D). Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young man who awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples in the aftermath of his girlfriend’s mysterious death.
What We Did on Our Holiday starts shooting on June 17 and is a British family comedy written and directed by the creators of the BBC hit comedy ‘Outnumbered’, Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton. It stars Billy Connolly, Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Ben Miller. The film is produced by David M Thompson (Billy Elliot, An Education) alongside Dan Winch in his first producer role.
Lionsgate UK also recently acquired Love, Rosie. Lily Collins stars in the title role and Sam Claflin portrays her best friend and star-crossed lover, Alex.
Christian Ditter directs the film from a screenplay by Juliette Towhidi (Calendar Girls) based on the best-selling novel “Where Rainbows End” by Cecelia Ahern. Constantin Film’s Robert Kulzer and Canyon Creek Films’ Simon Brooks will produce. Constantin Film’s Head of Film & TV, Martin Moszkowicz, will executive produce. Principal photography will commence this month.