Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’ Sells Out Globally For Embankment & Cross City

Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’ Sells Out Globally For Embankment & Cross City

Embankment and Cross City have sold out on The Son, Florian Zeller’s second feature following the Oscar winning The Father.

Joining the previously announced deal with Sony Pictures Classics for the U.S., China and multiple international territories, the pic has now been sold out by Embankment and Cross City with deals wrapped in: UK, Benelux, Italy, Scandinavia & Iceland (STX), Canada (Elevation), France (Orange), Germany (Leonine), Switzerland (Ascot), Spain, Latin America and Portugal (Sun), CIS (Exponenta), Japan (Kino), Australia & New Zealand (Transmission), Airlines (Echo Lake), Greece (Spentzos), South Africa (Empire), Israel (United King), Middle East (Front Row), South Korea (Green Narae).

Filming has now wrapped on the movie, which stars Zen McGrath, Hugh Jackman, Vanessa Kirby and Laura Dern, plus Anthony Hopkins, who won his second Oscar for The Father, in a supporting role.

Producers are Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Joanna Laurie, Christophe Spadone and Zeller.

The film is against adapted from a Zeller stage play, forming a trilogy with his plays The Father and The Mother. The Son follows Peter (Jackman) as his busy life with new partner Beth (Kirby) and their baby is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate (Dern) turns up with their teenage son, Nicholas (McGrath).

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