Naomie Harris, Gwendoline Christie and Harry Potter star Mark Williams (who performed Arthur Weasley within the movie franchise) have joined the ensemble forged of household journey movie Robin and the Hood alongside rising star Darcey Ewart (Prancer: A Christmas Story, To Olivia).
The movie, which accomplished principal pictures over the summer time, comes from director Phil Hawkins (Prancer: A Christmas Story) and was written by Stuart Benson and Paul Davidson, with the script first optioned by Silver Reel in 2021. It’s set to debut as a Sky Unique within the U.Okay. and Eire on Sky Cinema, with GFM International Gross sales dealing with the movie on the AFM following a deal inked previous to the market.
Robin and the Hood follows the tenacious 11-year-old Robin (Ewart) and her loyal band of associates, referred to as “The Hoods,” for whom the patch of overgrown scrubland on the finish of their cul-de-sac is a magical kingdom. Sticks and bin lids have turn out to be swords and shields, drones have turn out to be majestic eagles, and the hippy girl within the forest (Christie) is a terrifying witch. The one factor limiting their colourful creativeness is the prospect of dropping their kingdom eternally. When the slippery property developer Clipboard (Harris) turns up and dazzles the mother and father of the world with guarantees of well being spas and day-care amenities, Robin and The Hoods’ world is confronted with an existential risk. Regardless of the youngsters’s greatest efforts, their protests fall on deaf ears. When their mother and father can’t see the wooden for the timber, Robin and her associates take issues into their very own fingers to defend their kingdom.
The movie is produced by Silver Reel’s Claudia Bluemhuber and Future Artists Leisure’s Matt Williams. Alexander Jooss, Florian Dargel and Karol Griffiths (from Silver Reel) and Julia Stuart and Andrew Orr (Sky) will government produce.
“We have been enthusiastic about Stuart and Paul’s script from the second we encountered it – Robin and the Hood is a narrative with a giant coronary heart and loads of laughter, which reminds us of the ability and significance of creativeness in a world that’s swiftly dropping it,” stated Bluemhuber. “Touchdown the unbelievable (quartet) of Naomie, Mark, Gwendoline and Darcey to steer our forged is an excellent coup, and we’re thrilled that Sky, Future Artists and GFM are becoming a member of us on this journey!”