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XYZ Launches Thriller ‘Accused’ From Philip Barantini, Director Of BAFTA Breakout ‘Boiling Point’ — EFM

EXCLUSIVE: XYZ Motion photos is launching world sales on thriller Accused, the subsequent movie from UK filmmaker Philip Barantini whose Boiling Level became no longer too lengthy previously nominated for four BAFTAs including Prominent British Film.

The Three Little Birds and Ruin of day Motion photos manufacturing is due to the originate on February 28 in the UK with XYZ financing and executive-producing. 

The movie stars Chaneil Kular (Intercourse Training) and Lauryn Ajufo, BIFA-nominated for her breakout characteristic in Barantini’s Boiling Level.

In Accused, after he’s falsely accused of being a wished terrorist by a crew of internet sleuths, Harri Bavshar (Kular) have to defend himself when death threats and abuse snappy develop into a fight for survival against a lethal home invasion. 

Pic is being produced by Sara Sehdev and Samantha Beddoe for Three Little Birds, and Rupert Preston and Ed Caffrey for Ruin of day Motion photos.

Barantini collaborated with James Cummings (BAFTA nominated co-author of Boiling Level) as well to Barnaby Boulton on the script, and is again working with the BIFA-winning cinematographer of Boiling Level, Matthew Lewis. Carolyn McLeod obtained a BIFA for her characteristic as casting director for Boiling Level (and became no longer too lengthy previously BAFTA nominated) and joins Barantini for this newest project. 

Barantini stated: “I am ecstatic to be announcing Accused as my subsequent characteristic movie. After the whirlwind that has been Boiling Level and its incredible liberate this yr, I’d no longer be prouder to be working with so numerous that creative crew again on this project.”

Sehdev and Beddoe added: “We’re happy to re-crew with Philip and writers James and Barnaby, and are so satisfied that Chaneil and Lauryn have gotten a member of us for this trudge. We’re proud to be supported by XYZ, who’re dedicated champions of emerging artists. Accused displays our firm’s commitment to telling diverse stories and extending new opportunities via combining a combination of new and established skill.”  

“We’re happy to be working with this fabulous crew and our partners on Accused – a appealing, taut, thrilling, topical thriller that goes to construct audiences on the perimeter of their seats!” commented Preston and Caffrey, also of UK distributor Vertigo.

Maxime Cottray, EVP, Manufacturing and Finance for XYZ Motion photos stated: “We’re beyond honored to raise Accused to audiences worldwide. With Boiling Level, Barantini propelled audiences via one dizzying evening at a London restaurant, replete with unforgettable characters and excessive-stakes stress. We can’t wait to perceive Barantini elevate that very same style and aptitude to this terrifyingly relevant account he has crafted about the social media hydra we dwell below the shadow of on the present time.”

Philip Barantini is represented by CAA and Neutral. Chaneil Kular is represented by Neutral Skill Community. Lauryn Ajufo is represented by Core MGMT and Luber Roklin.  

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