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Cassian Elwes launching crowdfunding production venture (exclusive)

Cassian Elwes launching crowdfunding production venture (exclusive)

Four projects on company’s debut slate.

Cassian Elwes, the Us producer behind Mudbound, Elvis & Nixon and Lee Daniels’s The Butler, is launching a UK-based crowdfunding film and TV venture that will allow investors to buy equity in a slate of upcoming film projects.

Run through a new company dubbed Movie Collective, the venture is kicking off its activities with the drama Utopia Road, starring Garrett Hedlund, Rebecca Hall and Anjelica Huston, which is being lined up for a summer shoot.

Also on the debut slate are Cohen & Cohan, a six-part television series from writers Neil Brand and Michael Eaton,

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