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Film shot entirely at Adelaide Studios set for wide release in China, on 10,000+ screens

20 March 2019

Odin’s Eye Entertainment, on behalf of Arcadia and KOJO Entertainment, has inked a deal with China’s JL Vision Film for the Chinese rising powerhouse to distribute sci-fi mystery thriller 2067, starring X-Men’s Kodi Smit-McPhee and True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten. Directed by Seth Larney, of Malaysian blockbuster Tombiruo, 2067 is set for a 10,000+ screen release in China alongside the International roll out in 2020.

In Larney’s sci-fi mystery thriller, set in a deforested and oxygen-deprived world reeling from climate change, Smit-McPhee plays Ethan Whyte, a narcissistic underground tunnel worker who embarks on a journey through time that tests his faith in himself and in humanity.

Ryan Kwanten plays Jude Mathers, who serves as Ethan’s protector and his conscience, with Aaron Glenane (Snowpiercer) as Richard Whyte, Ethan’s father, and Finn Little (Storm Boy) as the young Ethan.

The film also stars Deborah Mailman, Damian Walshe-Howling, Leeanna Walsman, Matt Testro and Sana’a Shaik.

Produced by Killing Ground’s Lisa Shaunessy and Top End Wedding’s Kate Croser. Michael Rymer (Queen of the Damned, Battlestar Gallactica), Alexandra Burke (Arcadia), Claire Evans and James Boyce (Grumpy Originals), Craig McMahon, Josh Pomeranz, Adam Scott and Will Gammon are the films executive producers. The film received major production funding from Screen Australia, in association with South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and Create NSW (New South Wales) and was financed with support from Elevate Production Finance.

2067 continues JL Vision Film’s impressive run of foreign blockbuster investment, earlier in the year the fast-growing distributor carved a deal with Millenium Media for the 2019 release Hellboy.

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Featured image: Adelaide Studios main entrance, photo by Peter Barnes

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