The Boys Of Miramax Are Back

Miramax Films has acquired North American and Western European rights (excluding Spain) to Scott Hicks’ drama “The Boys Are Back” says The Hollywood Reporter.

In Allan Cubitt’s adaptation of Simon Carr’s seriocomic novel “The Boys Are Back in Town,” Clive Owen plays a widower struggling to raise his two sons.

Laura Fraser and Emma Booth also star. Greg Brenman (“Billy Elliot”) and Tim White (“Out of the Blue”) are producing. Shooting begins today in Australia.