Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to the coming-of-age horror comedy The loneliest boy in the worldfeaturing Max Harwood (Everybody’s talking about Jamie), reports on deadlines.
The loneliest boy in the world is presented as a modern fairy tale – except with zombies.
“When the sheltered and unsocialized Oliver (Harwood) is tasked with making new friends after the sudden and devastating death of his mother, he decides that digging up a few (literally) might be his best bet. However, when he wakes up in the morning after his digging escapades, he discovers his newly acquired friends have mysteriously come to life overnight, setting them all on a series of misadventures as they try to keep their secret inside. shelter from neighbours, classmates and social workers. .”
The director’s film Martin Owen also stars Hero Fiennes Tiffin (The female king), Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes movies), Evan Ross (USA vs. Billie Holiday), Tallulah Haddon (The last duel), Hammed Animashaun (The wheel of time), Jacob Sartorius, Ben Miller (Bridgerton), Alex Murphy (Conversations with friends), Nicholas Roberts and Ashley Benson (Pretty little Liars).
The international and independent distributor has planned the theatrical release of the film on October 14with plans to unveil it on VOD platforms on the 18th.
“I am beyond thrilled that audiences are joining in the fun of this heartfelt, wacky, zombie-infused fairy tale,” Owen said in a statement.
Piers Ashworth wrote the screenplay and produced alongside Matt Williams, Pat Wintersgill, Ryan Hamilton and Karl Hall.