Pipedream realized at FilmFour

McKay's prod'n co. pacts first-look deal

LONDON — FilmFour has struck a first-look deal with Pipedream Pictures, the production company of writer-director John McKay and producer Lee Thomas.

McKay’s debut pic “Crush” was financed by FilmFour and his next movie, “Knickers,” is already in development with the mini-studio.

“Crush” stars Andie MacDowell as a school principal who attracts the disapproval of her friends when she starts an affair with a toyboy. Sony Pictures Classics recently picked up U.S. rights. Pic opens Sept. 28 in the U.K.

“Knickers” is a romantic comedy set in the lingerie department of a London department store during World War II.

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