Jake Paltrow’s “Young Ones” has been picked up by Elevation (Canada), French Potemkine Films (France) and Signature (U.K.). Set in the future where water has become the most precious resource, pic stars Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and Kodi Smit-McPhee. Pic bowed at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Paltrow wrote and directed the film, which was produced by Tristan Orpen Lynch and Michael Auret, executive produced by Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum, Marina Fuentes Arredonda, James Atherton, Peter Garde, Nathan Johnson, Tara Moross, Brian O’Shea and Jan Pace.
The film was co-financed by Subotica, Spier Films and Saint Shadow, in association with BiFrost Pictures, Quickfire Films, Six Sales and the Exchange.
“Young Ones” will be released in the US by Screen Media.