Lily James True Crime Drama ‘Peggy Jo’ Scores Multiple Sales — Film News in Brief

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23 HanWay Films Closes Sales on ‘Peggy Jo’HanWay Films has closed multiple international sales for Phillip Noyce’s “Peggy Jo,” with Lily James attached to star as Peggy Jo Tallas, who robbed Texas banks in the early 1990s while posing as a man.A deal with Universal Pictures Content Group includes Benelux, German speaking Europe, Italy, Portugal, Scandinavia, and the UK.

HanWay Films has also closed deals with DeAPlaneta (Spain), Tohokushinsha (Japan), Noori Pictures (South Korea), Shaw (Singapore), Odeon (Greece) and Front Row (Middle East).

“Peggy Jo” is being adapted for the screen by “Appaloosa” writer Robert Knott and will be shot in the United States.“Peggy Jo” is produced by Simon Brooks through his Canyon Creek Films.

UTA Independent Film Group is handling the U.S.


James’ recent credits include “Rebecca,” “Yesterday,” “Baby Driver” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.”‘The Vineyard’ Scheduled for 2021 Shoot

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