Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. rights to the ANTHROPOID starring Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan. Directed by Sean Ellis, the film is set in World War II and based on the true events of “Operation Anthropoid”, a mission where Czech operatives were to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.
Anthony Frewin wrote the screenplay with Ellis who also serves as producer alongside Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon at LD Entertainment. The cast also includes Charlotte La Bon, Ana Geislerova, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Toby Jones.
Bleecker Street recently released Eye in the Sky starring Helen Mirren as well as Elvis & Nixon with Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey. Their upcoming release slate includes the comedy The Last Word and the drama Denial.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer