Warner Bros. Buys U.K. Rights to Glenn Close Zombie Thriller – Cannes

by Lynn Sorel

Warner Bros. has picked up the U.K. distribution rights for ‘She Who Brings Gifts’. The zombie thriller stars Glenn Close, Paddy Considine and Gemma Arterton.  Colm McCarthy (Sherlock, Doctor Who, Peaky Blinders) is directing the film, which also stars Sennia Nanua as the child who will decide humanity’s fate,  Anamaria Marinca (Fury, 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days), Fisayo Akinade (Ordinary Lies), Anthony Welsh (Starred Up) and Dominique Tipper (DMX, Vampire Academy).  It’s based on M.R. Carey’s novel “The Girl With All The Gifts” and is being funded by BFI Film Fund, Creative England and Altitude Film Entertainment.   ‘She Who Brings Gifts’ is scheduled to begin shooting on May 17 in the U.K.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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