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Berlin 2012: Metrodome Secures U.K. and Irish Distribution for 'Piggy'

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Keiron Hawkes wrote and directed the thriller which stars Paul Anderson, Martin Compston, Neil Maskell and Louise Dylan.

Metrodome has penned U.K. and Ireland rights for Piggy, an intense U.K. thriller starring Paul Anderson.

The British distributor, listed on the U.K. stock exchange, picked up the title during the EFM.

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Anderson stars alongside Martin Compston, Neil Maskell and Louise Dylan and the project is written and directed by Kieron Hawkes.

It details the story of a young man whose brother's murder sends him into a downward spiral of violence and revenge.

The deal was negotiated by head of acquisitions Joel Kennedy and U.K. producers Fulwell 73's Leo Pearlman.

The film is being repped at the EFM by Genesis Film Sales.

It is produced by Pearlman and Danny Potts.

Metrodome also picked up U.K. rights to Lovely Molly, starring newcomer Gretchen Lodge which unspooled at the Toronto Film Festival last year.