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Bleecker Street Acquires U.S. Rights to ‘Anthropoid’

Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Sean Ellis’ World War II drama, “Anthropoid,” from LD Entertainment, the company announced Thursday.

“Anthropoid” is based on the true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. He was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler.

It is directed by Sean Ellis, based on a screenplay by Ellis and Anthony Frewin. Starring Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon, Ana Geislerova, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Tony Jones, “Anthropoid” is produced by Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon and Ellis.

Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Sean Ellis’ World War II drama, “Anthropoid,” from LD Entertainment, the company announced Thursday.

“Anthropoid” is based on the true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for Czech operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. He was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler.

It is directed by Sean Ellis, based on a screenplay by Ellis and Anthony Frewin. Starring Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon, Ana Geislerova, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Tony Jones, “Anthropoid” is produced by Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon and Ellis.

Source: The Wrap

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