TITLE

Hardy 'Boys' pic planned for Oz

AUTHOR(S)
Groves, Don
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 64, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Los Angeles based Australian director Rod Hardy will return to Oz to make "December Boys," a 1 960's set a motion picture about four young orphans who long for a home and a family. Based on the novel by author Michael Noonan and produced by Richard Becker, the film received funding from the Australian Film Finance Corp. Aim is to shoot before the end of the year. It's been a labor of love for Becker, who bought rights in 1993 and at various times had sales agents involved. He finally pulled it together with the support of German distributor MBM and Steve Bickel's Aura Entertainment, which has worldwide rights outside Germany and Oz where Becker Entertainment will release it.
ACCESSION #
12679744

 

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