Lionsgate UK to release ‘Flood’

Disaster pic stars Robert Carlyle

LONDON — Lionsgate Films UK has picked up theatrical rights in Blighty to “Flood.”

The $30 million disaster pic, starring Robert Carlyle, is the debut feature from TV drama producer and distrib Power.

Directed by Tony Mitchell, pic also stars Jessalyn Gilsig, David Suchet and Joanne Whalley.

“Flood” is written by Justin Bodle and Matthew Cope, and is based on the book of the same name by Richard Doyle.

Producers are Justin Bodle for Power and Peter McAleese. Co-producers are Michael Prupas for Canada’s Muse Entertainment, and Philip Key and Genevieve Hofmeyr for South Africa’s Moonlighting.

Pic was shot last year on location in London and South Africa.

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