Sony Classics picks up ‘The Son’ in US, multiple territories

Embankment, Cross City Films handle international sales.Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights for the US and multiple territories on Florian Zeller’s drama The Son starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, and Vanessa Kirby.The distributor has also picked up rights for South East Asia, China, India, Eastern Europe, and Turkey to the story of a man and his new partner whose busy life is disrupted when his ex-wife arrives with their troubled and distant son.Zeller co-adapted the screenplay from his stage play alongside Christopher Hampton.

Producers are Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, and Joanna Laurie of See-Saw Films, Christophe Spadone,

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