Succession star Brian Cox will star in and make his aspect directorial debut on Glenrothan, explained as a “love letter” to his native Scotland.
The Emmy and Golden Globe winner will return to themes that have proved so potent in the HBO strike Succession. Established in opposition to the backdrop of Glenrothan, a flourishing distillery city in the Scottish Highlands, the movie will inform the story of two estranged brothers reuniting in the land of their start. The very last time they spoke was on the day of their mother’s funeral when, next a violent trade with their father, the youthful of the two left their Highland residence for The us. Forty many years later on, the brothers at last reunite, back again on Scottish soil and in the village that homes the spouse and children business enterprise — the Glenrothan Distillery.
Developed by Scottish actor and writer David Ashton (McLevy) and co-prepared with screenwriter Jeff Murphy (Hinterland), the task is in growth with Lionsgate and Nevision.
Lionsgate UK’s Head of Development & Acquisitions, Emma Berkofsky, is producing the movie with Nevision’s Inventive Director, Scripted, Neil Zeiger, who will also make. Nevision’s James Cabourne will be govt producer.
Cox can stars in the 3rd time of smash collection Succession, about the dysfunctional Roy family, entrepreneurs of Waystar RoyCo, a world media and leisure conglomerate, who are fighting for handle of the corporation amid uncertainty about the well being of the family’s patriarch (Cox).