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Posted by Annie on November 04, 2006

Ewan McGregor has signed on to star in the futuristic thriller “Franklyn,” shooting next summer in the U.K. First-time writer-director Gerald McMorrow, will make his helming debut on the film set simultaneously in contemporary London and in a future metropolis where there is no separation between church and state. It’s the story of four lost souls, – Esser, Milo, Emillia, and Preest – divided by two parallel worlds, on course for a cataclysmic collision when a single bullet will decide all their fates.Preest is a masked vigilante detective, searching for his nemesis on the streets of Meanwhile City; a monolithic fantasy metropolis ruthlessly governed by faith and religious fervor. Esser is a broken man, searching for his wayward son amongst the rough streets of London’s homeless. Milo is a heartbroken thirty-something desperately trying to find a way back to purity of first love. Emilia is a beautiful art student, her suicidal art projects are becoming increasing more complex and deadly. Reality hasn’t got a prayer. Source: www.productionweekly.comMcGregor lands in futureThesp to star in McMorrow-helmed picEwan McGregor has signed on to star in “Franklyn,” a futuristic British movie by first-time writer-director Gerald McMorrow. Jeremy Thomas will produce.Hanway Films will handle worldwide sales for the project, shooting next summer in the U.K.Pic is a split narrative set simultaneously in contemporary London and in a future metropolis ruled by religious fervor. It’s the story of four lost souls, divided by two parallel worlds, on course for an explosive collision when a single bullet will decide all their fates.McMorrow is a commercials director whose surreal sci-fi short film “Thespian X” won the TCM Classic Shorts prize in 2002.Visual effects will be created by London-based f/x house Double Negative. Source: www.variety.com

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