IFC Acquires U.S. Rights to 'Edwin Boyd'
Nathan Morlando’s heist tale premiered at the Toronto Film Festival where it was named Best Canadian First Feature.
IFC has acquired U.S. rights to Nathan Morlando’s heist tale Edwin Boyd, starring Scott Speedman, from Myriad Pictures.
Boyd had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was named Best Canadian First Feature.
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Based on true events, the movie focuses on Boyd, played by Speedman, a notorious Canadian bank robber who became a pop culture hero. It also stars Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand and Brian Cox.
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The film wass produced by Allison Black, Morlando’s partner in their company Euclid 431 Pictures. Myriad CEO Kirk D’Amico executive produced along with Daniel Iron. E1 is distributing in Canada, while Myriad, which is repping the rest of the world, will be screening the movie at the upcoming American Film Market.
The deal was negotiated by D’Amico, Cassian Elwes and Arianna Bocco, senior vp, acquisitions and production for Sundance Selects/IFC Films.