Film adaptation of Willy Vlautin’s Lean on Pete will shoot this summer



Paris-based The Bureau Sales and Celluloid Dreams have partnered to secure international distribution rights to Andrew Haigh’s next film Lean on Pete, an adaptation of Willy Vlautin’s acclaimed novel of the same title.

The film unites Haigh with his habitual producer Tristan Goligher. The BFI and Film4, are backing the project, with the latter having supported development too.

The Bureau Sales and Celluloid Dreams are launching sales on the film at the EFM.  

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