Entertainment One has picked up Canadian distribution rights to Maxwell McGuire’s directorial debut Foreverland about a man with Cystic Fibrosis who goes on a roadtrip, which is currently in production.
McGuire, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis himself, has also co-written the script for the film, which tells the story of a terminally ill young man who takes on the Pacific Coast Highway to Baja, with Shawn Riopelle.
The cast includes Max Thieriot, Laurence Laboeuf, Juliette Lewis and Thomas Dekker, with shooting taking place in British Columbia and Mexico.
Stealth Media Group is handling international sales on the project, which is being produced by Screen Siren Pictures and Bron Studio.
The film has been financed through Media House Capital, Telefilm Canada, Stealth Media Group, Harold Greenberg Fund, eOne Entertainment, as well as Canadian and British Columbia tax credits.