NETFLIX ACQUIRES COMING-OF-AGE FAMILY FILM GO KARTS FROM AQUTE MEDIA
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Netflix has acquired the global rights to Owen Trevor’s family film Go Karts, excluding Australia and New Zealand, where Roadshow Films will release the film theatrically on January 16, 2020 under the title GO!
Director: Owen Trevor (Top Gear)
Screenwriter: Steve Worland (Paper Planes)
Producers: Jamie Hilton and Sonia Borella of Australia-based See Pictures
Executive Producers: Joel Pearlman, Michael Pontin, Josh Pomeranz, Dave Hansen, and Berry Meyerowitz & Jeff Sackman of Canadian-based Aqute Media
Financiers:Principal production and development funding from Screen Australia in association with Screenwest and Lotterywest; financed with support from the Government of Western Australia Royalties for Regions Program, Spectrum Films, Create NSW, Fulcrum Media Finance, and Media Super
Cast: William Lodder, Richard Roxburgh, Anastasia Bampos, Darius Amarfio-Jefferson, Frances O'Connor, Dan Wyllie, Cooper van Grootel, Damian de Montemas
Logline: When his mother moves them to a new town, 15-year-old Jack discovers go kart racing and dedicates himself to the sport. With the support of an old race-car driver with a secret past, and his new best friends, Jack must learn to control his recklessness to win the national title.
January 14, 2020 7:34am ET by Netflix