December 5, 2023

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Luke Bracey Psychological Thriller ‘Mercy Road’ Sells Legal rights

Well Go Usa Entertainment has taken North American distribution legal rights to “Mercy Road,” a new psychological thriller from Arclight Movies. The film stars Australian actor Luke Bracey, who was most a short while ago observed in Baz Lurhman’s “Elvis” and the re-make of “Point Break.” “Mercy Road” follows a flawed everyman who commits an impulsive and vicious criminal offense. In this journey to redemption, he discovers how much he is willing to go to save his little one.  

It was written and directed by John Curran, the director of these acclaimed dramas as “Chappaquiddick” and “The Painted Veil.”  Chris Pelletier and Jesse Heffring penned the script. Susie Porter (“Cargo”and Huw Higginson (“The Nightingale”) co-star with Toby Jones (“Poor Cow”). Very well Go United states will release “Mercy Road” in late 2023. 

The movie is generated by Arclight Films’ chairman Gary Hamilton, Ying Ye and Michelle Krumm. Filmmaker Alex Proyas, Penny Karlin and Daniaile Jarry are also producers. 

“We are pleased to crew up with Arclight to carry a different of their excellent mind-bending films to North American audiences,” explained Doris Pfardrescher, president and CEO at Well Go United states of america. “A distinct solution of director John Curran’s inimitable vision, ‘Mercy Road’ is as thrilling as it is imagined-provoking. We are further than energized for followers to expertise Luke Bracey’s outstanding, coronary heart-wrenching functionality as a flawed but loving father going through not possible odds — and unthinkable penalties.”

Pfardrescher negotiated the offer on behalf of Perfectly Go United states of america with Ryan Hamilton from Arclight Movies. Arclight Films is handling international legal rights to “Mercy Road” and is jointly symbolizing North American legal rights with CAA Media Finance.

“It’s exciting to have the top-notch crew at Very well Go come on board to distribute ‘Mercy Road’ and introduce this incredible and visually amazing film to audiences in the U.S. Our wonderful director John Curran has created a tense and gripping thriller and Luke Bracey simply just ignites the screen and brings the viewers alongside for these a wild trip. We are so happy to be a component of this project,” said Hamilton. 

“Mercy Road” is billed as “the initial thoroughly digital Australian aspect movie shoot. It utilizes the most current technologies to provide the creation of authentic CG worlds to life, doing true time in digital camera compositing on established. “Mercy Road” was shot against specifically developed LED screens. Proyas’ digital film production organization, Heretic Foundation, helped with the shoot.

The film is created with Hianlo Films and financed by Rainmaker Movies, Icon Movie Funding, Media Finance Capital using Screen NSW PDV plan and Filmology Finance. 

Arclight Films’ current slate of movies also consists of the comedy “Arthur’s Whiskey,” starring Diane Keaton, Patricia Hodge and Lulu “Fairyland,” starring Scoot McNairy and Emilia Jones and “Poker Deal with,” directed by Russell Crowe, who also stars together with Liam Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky and Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA.