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Highland Film Group takes The Hippopotamus

Arianne Fraser’s Highland Film Group has taken world sales rights to Electric Shadow’s comedy The Hippopotamus, adapted from Stephen Fry’s novel and starring Roger Allam. For more information, please contact Highland Film Group.

Electric Shadow Fund backs The Trust

ESF has backed crime thriller The Trust, produced by Molly Hassell of Hassell Free. The Trust stars Nicolas Cage and Jack Huston as crooked police officers plunged into a web of corruption when they discover a mysterious safe. Read Screen Daily’s report here

Roger Allam to star in The Hippopotamus

Roger Allam will lead the cast of John Jencks’s comedy The Hippopotamus, adapted from the bestselling novel by Stephen Fry. Allam stars as Ted, a disgraced poet tasked with investigating a series of unexplained miracles. Read the Variety exclusive here

The Woods starts shoot

ESF backed horror The Woods has begun its shoot in Ireland. Joseph Mawle stars in Corin Hardy’s directorial debut, produced by Occupant Entertainment and Fantastic Films, with ESF’s Jay Taylor on board as an executive producer. Read the full Screen Daily article here

The Fold on iTunes

John Jencks's award-winning debut feature The Fold is available now on iTunes. Starring Catherine McCormack, Dakota Blue Richards and Marina Stoimenova, The Fold is "a contemplative, thought-provoking drama that is bound to stick with you" HeyUGuys.