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TIFF’15: Michael Gambon Joins David Tennant and Elisabeth Moss in DDI’s ‘Metanoia’

TIFF'15: Michael Gambon Joins David Tennant and Elisabeth Moss in DDI's 'Metanoia'

Double Dutch International (DDI) President, Jason Moring, announced that his sales company has acquired the worldwide sales rights for “Metanoia” and attached “Harry Potter” actor Michael Gambon to the project.

Metanoia” stars David Tennant  (“Harry Potter,” “Doctor Who,” “Broadchurch”), Elisabeth Moss ( ” Mad Men,” “Queen of Earth”), will be directed by Robert Mullan, produced by Charlotte Arden and Harriet Hammond, and executive produced by Phin Glynn and Peter
Dunphy.

The film is a co-production between Gizmo Films and Bad Penny Productions. “Metanoia” chronicles the world-renowned Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing’s efforts to create a safe haven for people diagnosed with psychosis and schizophrenia. He was
known for advocating the medical use of LSD, still legal at the time, and argued for the breaking down of divisions between patients and doctors.

The movie is currently in pre-production and is set to shoot in January.”The story of RD Laing in incredibly captivating. To have Michael come onboard to compliment David and Elisabeth is a testament to the fascination of Laing
himself, ” said Jason Moring from DDI. 

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