Cannes: Jake Paltrow's 'Young Ones' Sells for U.K, Canada, France

12:54 AM PST 05/17/2014 by Scott Roxborough
"Young Ones"

The dystopian sci-fi drama stars Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

Jake Paltrow's Young Ones, a dystopian drama set in a desolate future, has sold to multiple territories, with Elevation taking Canada, Potemkine Films acquiring French rights and Signature taking the film for the U.K.

SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Young Ones'

Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult star in Young Ones as neighboring ranchers who betray each other in a struggle over what has become the world's most precious resource: water. Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee co-star.

Young Ones premiered at Sundance. Screen Media will release the film in the U.S. 6 Sales and The Exchange are handling international sales for Young Ones.

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