Rupert Grint film “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman” acquired for US release

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman has been sold to Millenium Entertainment for US rights and a theatrical release! The film follows the story of a man (Shia LeBeouf) who falls in love with the girlfriend of a crime boss. Rupert Grint plays Carl, a traveler that Shia LeBeouf’s character encounters during the course of the movie. The film was reportedly acquired for a sum in the low seven figures.

Millenium CEO Bill Lee says of the film:

In his theatrical debut, [director] Fredrik Bond has created a stylish, action-packed ride that hooks you from the first moments and never lets go. This is a perfect addition to our slate and we expect the film to draw audiences in all windows of release.

You can read more about the deal here and here.

It’s exciting that we’ll soon be seeing Rupert again on the big screen! MuggleNet will keep you updated as we learn more about when The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman will be headed to theaters!

Jessica J.

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