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Capitol picks up ‘Boys’

Hicks pic stars Owen

CANNES — Capitol Films is selling worldwide rights to “The Boys Are Back in Town,” an Australian movie directed by Scott Hicks and starring Clive Owen.

Pic is a co-production between Tiger Aspect Pictures and Southern Light Films, with backing from BBC Films and Film Finance Corp. of Australia. It’s adapted by Allan Cubitt from Simon Carr’s memoir of losing his wife to cancer and becoming the single parent of two boys.

Shooting is set to start in January.

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