Amid breaking information protection of the assaults on Israel, Fremantle has determined towards bringing the Australian satirical comedy C*A*U*G*H*T, which stars and is government produced by Sean Penn, to MIPCOM for promotion and worldwide gross sales amid the increasing battle with the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
“In gentle of the present scenario unfolding in Israel, we now have taken the choice to not showcase C*A*U*G*H*T at MIPCOM this 12 months. At the moment, our hearts and ideas are with our colleagues and our companions in Israel, and all these affected,” a Fremantle spokesperson mentioned on Tuesday.
The Stan unique comedy follows 4 Australian troopers who’re despatched on a secret mission to a war-torn nation. Mistaken for Individuals, they’re captured by freedom fighters and seem in a hostage video that goes viral.
When the troopers attain movie star standing, they resolve being caught may simply be the perfect factor that might have occurred to them, in line with a synopsis from the producers. The satirical sequence, already picked up by the Stan community in Australia and the ITVX streaming service within the U.Okay., additionally stars Matthew Fox, Bella Heathcote, Bryan Brown and Erik Thomson.
After Hamas launched shock assaults in Israel this previous weekend, Israel mounted a navy response and issued a proper declaration of conflict.
C*A*U*G*H*T is created, produced and directed by Kick Gurry. The chief producer credit are additionally shared by Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie for Stan, whereas John Schwarz, Michael Schwarz and Brendan Donoghue are producing.
The sequence is produced in affiliation with Fremantle, which is dealing with worldwide distribution.