Benaroya Pictures made the announcement on Monday (5) and joins Goalpost Pictures Australia and Blue-Tongue Films on the drama, which The Solution Entertainment Group has been selling at AFM. Village Roadshow will distribute in Australia.
Matthew Saville will direct from a screenplay by rising Australian star Joel Edgerton, who will also produce alongside Michael Benaroya of Benaroya Pictures and Rosemary Blight of Goalpost Pictures Australia. Ben Grant of Goalpost will serve as executive producer.
The Solution’s Myles Nestel and Lisa Wilson are on the executive producer roster alongside and Joel Pearlman and Seph McKenna.
Shooting was scheduled to commence in Nov 5 in Sydney on the story of a motor accident involving a police officer that leaves a young child in a coma. Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney and Melissa George round out the key cast.