Motocross Film 'Miles' Lands U.S. Home With Open Road
Oliver Daly will direct the project, which is based on his original short film that is set in California’s teenage off-roading motocross world.
Open Road Films will be partnering with Lakeshore Entertainment to co-produce and co-finance Miles.
Oliver Daly will direct the project, which is based on his original short film that is set in California’s off-roading motocross world and centers on teenager Miles, whose life is altered by a chance encounter with cutting-edge military technology.
Open Road will release the film domestically and in certain international territories with distribution partners, all of which will be handled through FilmNation.
Open Road's partners include Sony (Eastern Europe, Canada, Greece, India, Latin America, Scandinavia, Spain, Middle East and Turkey), Telepool (Germany), Village Roadshow (Australia), eOne (the U.K. and Benelux), Impuls (Switzerland), Ster Kinekor (South Africa) and Lev Films (Israel).
Lakeshore’s Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi will produce the film, along with Phantom Four’s David S. Goyer and Kevin Turen.
"Miles is a wildly innovative project with a top-notch filmmaking team behind it," Open Road Films CEO Tom Ortenberg said in a statement. "We are thrilled to partner with Lakeshore, David Goyer and everyone at Phantom Four to bring this movie to audiences around the country."