Burns directs psychological thriller
Cillian Murphy and Eddie Redmayne have boarded Peter Mackie Burns’ “White Male Heart.”
Burns, who won a Berlin Golden Bear for short film in 2005 with “Milk,” will direct Olivier Award-winning Scottish playwright David Harrower’s psychological thriller.
David Smith of Brocken Spectre and Helena Danielsson of Hepp Films are producing with Dan Films’ Julie Baines exec producing.
U.K.-Swedish co-production has received Scottish Screen’s maximum production grant of $1 million.
ThinkFilm Intl. is handling international sales at Cannes.