Mike Fleming

A24 acquired North American rights to Steven Knight’s Locke, the first deal on the ground here at Toronto. The IM Global film stars Tom Hardy. It played Venice before a buyer’s screening in Toronto yesterday. Word last night was A24 would make the deal, but I could not confirm it. Knight wrote the script as well, about a man struggling to save his personal and professional life, all filmed over the course of one car ride.

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