SMB advises on the production and financing of new film “Save The Cinema” for Sky Cinema starring Samantha Morton, Tom Felton and Jonathan Pryce

2nd February 2021

SMB’s Media Team have advised FAE Film and Television Limited on the production and financing of new film Save The Cinema for Sky Cinema. Based on a true story and inspired by the life of Liz Evans and her mission to stop The Lyric Theatre being demolished. The film’s cast list is an all-star British cast including Samantha Morton (Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)Adeel Akhtar (Enola Holmes) and Erin Richards (Gotham).  Find more information here.

The deal was led by SMB Partner James Greenslade with Senior Associate Blaise Gaymer and Associate Annika Chauhan.