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.

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