Tom Hardy to star in Ernest Shackleton biopic financed by StudioCanal - Production / Funding - UK

The British branch of the production outfit will partner with Heyday Movies to make the biopic about the legendary polar explorer. StudioCanal is to produce a film about legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton in collaboration with David Heyman’s Heyday Films, one of the production companies involved in the Best Picture Oscar contenders Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Marriage Story. Venom star Tom Hardy has been attached to the project. Penned by Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy scriptwriter Peter Straughan, Shackleton will further the collaboration between Heyday Movies and StudioCanal. The firms previously collaborated on Paddington and have Marc Munden’s forthcoming The Secret Backyard in the pipeline, as well as an adaptation of Pippi Longstocking, the beloved character created by legendary Swedish scribe Astrid Lindgren. StudioCanal has been attached to the project for four years and is set to finance the project entirely. The attachment of Harry Potter producer.
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