The movie, produced by Mark Foligno (The King’s Speech, Moon) and Jamie Gamache, was impressed by O’Hara’s quick movie Infinite starring 1917 lead George MacKay, which was additionally produced by Gamache below the Lowkey Movies banner he established with O’Hara.
Kindling follows Sid (George Somner, Sex Education), who creates a plan to make his remaining summer season unforgettable after receiving a terminal prognosis. Reuniting along with his childhood associates of their hometown, he offers every a class and asks them to discover a memento that displays that phrase and their friendship. As soon as they’ve gathered the objects, they’ll meet on the finish of the week, constructing a fireplace collectively to burn the objects they’ve collected in a ritual that Sid believes will make him final perpetually.
Alongside Netflix hit Intercourse Schooling, by which he performs Joe, Somner’s different credit embrace the BBC’s This Is Going to Damage and Paramount’s Crawl, whereas he’s additionally set to star in Starvation Video games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
“We’re delighted to have acquired such an excellent British debut in Kindling, a deeply transferring and vital movie that we stay up for bringing to audiences in early 2023,” mentioned Signature’s director of acquisitions and growth, Elizabeth Williams, who negotiated the take care of Carnaby International’s Evelyn Xing.
“I’m extremely excited to be partnering with Signature on my debut function, Kindling,” added O’Hara. “Signature have proven such an innate care and understanding in direction of the non-public elements of the movie. I can’t wait to get the movie on the market collectively.”