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Hot Trailer: ‘Drift’

By | Monday December 17, 2012 @ 3:33am PST

Australian distributor Hopscotch has posted a trailer for the upcoming surf drama Drift that stars Sam Worthington, Myles Pollard, and Xavier Samuel. Wrekin Hill acquired North American rights to the movie in September with a view to an early 2013 release. Inspired by the true story of the founding of Aussie surf lines like Quiksilver and Billabong, Drift centers on two brothers who launch a backyard surf gear business but get caught up with a local drug dealer, threatening their family and their future. Morgan O’Neill and Ben Nott directed O’Neill’s screenplay.

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Wrekin Hill Acquires Aussie Surf Drama ‘Drift’

By | Tuesday September 11, 2012 @ 2:34pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Wrekin Hill plans an early 2013 theatrical release in North America for Drift, which stars Sam Worthington, Myles Pollard, and Xavier Samuel. Inspired by the true story of the formation of such Australian surf lines as Quiksilver and Billabong, the Aussie-set story centers on two brothers who launch a backyard surf gear business but get caught up with a local drug dealer, threatening their family and their future. Morgan O’Neill and Ben Nott directed O’Neill’s screenplay. Tim Duffy, Michele Bennett and Pollard produced the film for World Wide Mind Films. The deal was negotiated by Wrekin Hill president and CEO Chris Ball and Rene Cogan with Gregory Chambet at TF1 and executive producer Peter Lawson on behalf of the producers.

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