You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Magnolia nabs ‘Romulus, My Father’

Film marks Richard Roxburgh's directing debut

Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.”

“Munich” thesp and former “Hulk” Bana costars with “Bourne” love interest Franka Potente in the film, based on a book by Raimond Gaita. The screenplay, written by Nick Drake, follows the efforts of two European immigrants to rural Oz trying to bring up their 9-year-old son in the 1960’s.

The film received 16 nods at the Australian Film Awards and has been sold in a number of foreign markets, including Canada, Italy, and Germany.

Magnolia will offer the film on HDNet Ultra VOD, which gives viewers access to the film before its theatrical release date. HDNet, HDNet Movies and Magnolia are all co-owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban’s Wagner/Cuban Companies.

More Film

  • Andy Serkis Flarsky

    Andy Serkis Joins Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in 'Flarsky'

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • John Lasseter Pixar

    John Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence From Disney/Pixar, Apologizes for Unwanted Hugs

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • at&t time warner merger

    AT&T-Time Warner Merger: Does the DOJ Have a Case?

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • Tom Hollander A Private War

    Tom Hollander Joins Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan in 'A Private War'

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • Spirits Awards Nominations Analysis: 'Call Me

    Spirit Awards: 'Call Me by Your Name,' 'Get Out' Soar, 'Shape of Water' Shunned Again

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • "Roman J. Israel, Esq."

    'Roman J. Israel, Esq.': How Jake Gyllenhaal Helped Prepare Denzel Washington for Title Role

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

  • Spirit Awards Nominations 2018: 'Call Me

    Spirit Awards Nominations Led by 'Call Me by Your Name'

    Magnolia pictures has picked up Australian producer Arclight Films’ “Romulus, My Father,” the directing debut of actor Richard Roxburgh. “We first saw it in Toronto,” said Magnolia prexy Eamonn Bowles. “Eric Bana is a great actor and this was a great performance from him; I think people will respond to it very strongly.” “Munich” thesp […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content