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by Paula Bernstein
May 16, 2014 10:59 AM
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A24 Has Acquired 'Son of a Gun,' Australian Thriller Starring Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor

A24 has nabbed U.S. rights to "Son of a Gun," an Australian heist thriller starring Ewan McGregor, Variety reports.

The debut feature from Julius Avery, who won a Cannes' jury prize back in 2008 with his short film "Jerrycan," "Son of a Gun" also stars Alicia Vikander and Brenton Thwaites. McGregor plays Australia's public enemy #1.

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A24 has been on a buying spree at Cannes. Earlier today, we reported that the company has acquired the new Atom Egoyan thriller "The Captive," starring Ryan Reynolds.