Beast Of Burden flies with Lotus

Lotus Entertainment has come on board to sell international rights to the Daniel Radcliffe drug-running drama Beast Of Burden and will tempt Toronto buyers with a promo on Sunday.

Pablo Schreiber and Grace Gummer also star in the tale of a pilot at a tense point in his marriage who sets off to cross the dangerous US-Mexico border with his illicit cargo one last time. eOne holds US rights.

Swedish filmmaker Jesper Ganslandt makes his English-language debut from a script by Adam Hoelzel.

Paul Schiff of Paul Schiff Productions, Mary Aloe of Aloe Entertainment and Michael Diamond of MGMT Entertainment Productions produce with Jake Shapiro and Dan Reardon.

Wei Wang’s WYSJ Media provided the financing through Aloe’s company, in conjunction with Aperture Media Partners and serve as executive producers.

Ganslandt directed The Ape and Blondie in Sweden and is in post on the drama Jimmie.

Radcliffe will next star in Greg McLean’s Bolivian jungle adventure Jungle.

Source: Screen Daily

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