Orion & Samuel Goldwyn Nab Philippa Lowthorpe’s ‘Swallows And Amazons’

From Deadline Hollywood

Orion Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films have secured the North American rights to director Philippa Lowthorpe’s Swallows and Amazons, the film based on the classic 1930s children’s novel by Arthur Ransome.

“I believe it’s important to bring a good family film to the market, and that’s what I found in Swallows and Amazons,” said Peter Goldwyn, President of Samuel Goldwyn Films. “The film has a talented cast, and I know this will be a classic like the original book.”

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