The Works U.K. Distribution Acquires Daniel Radcliffe's 'Kill Your Darlings'

Kill Your Darlings

U.S.A. (Director: John Krokidas, Screenwriters: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas)

An untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that led to the birth of an entire generation – their Beat revolution. Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHann, Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Elizabeth Olsen.

The movie, which also stars Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall, Elisabeth Olsen and Jack Huston, centers on a murder in 1944 that drew beat generation writers including Allan Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac.

The Works U.K. Distribution has snapped up British rights to John KrokidasKill Your Darlings, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Allan Ginsberg.

Dane DeHaan (The Place Beyond the Pines), Ben Foster (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Michael C. Hall (TV's Dexter), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and Jack Huston (Wilde Salome) also star in the movie based on the true story of a murder in 1944 that drew beat generation writers Ginsberg (Radcliffe), Lucien Carr (DeHaan), Jack Kerouac (Huston) and William Burroughs (Foster).

The Benaroya Pictures and Killer Films picture premiered in Sundance.

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired US rights.

The Works will release the film in the fall.