UK sales outfit Gfm has closed two key deals on its Second World War political thriller The Last Witness, with eOne picking up Us rights and Signature Films taking the film for the UK.
Piotr Szkopiak’s film stars Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four), Talulah Riley (Westworld) and Michael Gambon (Gosford Park), The Last Witness follows a journalist who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy concerning the execution of 22,000 Polish military and civilians by Stalin’s secret police. Carol Harding produced.
The deal was struck by Gfm’s Fred Hedman Dylan Wilcox for eOne and Elizabeth Williams for Signature, which has also picked up UK rights from Gfm to the animated feature Here Comes The Grump, voiced by Ian McShane, Lily Collins and Toby Kebbell. Producers are Anima Studios, Mexico and Prime Focus.