Sam Worthington, Anthony LaPaglia and Ed Oxenbould are set to star in Robert Connolly’s 3D family film “Paper Planes” for Arenamedia and Footprint Films.
Inspired by true events, Connolly and Steve Worland penned the script which follows eleven-year old Dylan (Oxenbould), who is brought up by his father (Worthington) in a remote Australian country town.
Dylan’s life changes when he wins a place in the regional Paper Plane Championships in Sydney. Battling nerves and private schoolboy nemesis Jason (Nicholas Bakopoulos), for a spot at the World Championships in Japan.
LaPaglia has the comedic role of a former FA Cup star and Jason’s father. Maggie Miles and Liz Kearney are producing. Filming is currently underway in Perth with some second unit filming in Tokyo.
Source: Inside Film