20 January 2016

A24 acquires American Honey

By otm

Newcomer Sasha Lane stars alongside Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough in the British filmmaker’s latest feature, currently in post.

A24 picked up US rights in a deal with CAA on behalf of the filmmakers. Protagonist Pictures represents international sales.

Parts & Labor, Pulse Films and ManDown Pictures producedAmerican Honey, which Film 4 co-developed and Maven Pictures’ new film fund, BFI and Film 4 jointly financed.

A24 plans to release the coming-of-age story about a gang of law-breaking teenagers in the second half of the year.

Arnold broke out with Red Road and followed that up withFish Tank and Wuthering Heights. She has directed several episodes of TransparentAmerican Honey is her first film to be set in the US and shot in the Midwest.

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/news/distribution/a24-acquires-american-honey/5099051.article?blocktitle=LATEST-FILM-NEWS-HEADLINES&contentID=42422