Lionsgate picks up Toronto title 'Farming' for UK; Hanway seals further deals

Screen | 9/17/2018 | Ben Dalton
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Lionsgate has taken UK rights to Farming, the feature debut of Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, in a deal struck with UK-based sales company Hanway Films.

Farming premiered in the Discovery section at this month’s Toronto International Film Festival. Screen revealed a first look at the project in November last year.

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Hanway has also closed deals on the title for France (Ad Vitam), Benelux (September Films), Australia and New Zealand (Icon), Latin American and South Korea (CDC), China (Lemon Tree Media Company Limited), Greece (Odeon), Portugal (Outsider), former Yugoslavia (Discovery), Singapore (Shaw), Middle East (Front Row) and Turkey (BG FilmCilik).

WME Endeavor Content is overseeing the US sale with CAA and Hanway.

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