Big Beach and Raindog Films have commenced principal photography in Virginia on Loving, the director’s follow-up to Mud. Wild Bunch handles international sales and CAA represents US rights.

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Loving is inspired by Nancy Buirski’s documentary The Loving Story and centres on an interracial couple who got married in 1958 and had to fight for their marriage when they were thrown in jail.

Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga star with Nick Kroll, Jon Bass, Marton Csokas and Bill Camp

Ged Doherty, Sarah Green, Buirski, Colin Firth, Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub produce, while the executive producers are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Jack Turner and Jared Ian Goldman.

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