UPDATED, November 7: Warner Bros just said it plans an April 24 limited release for The Water Diviner.
PREVIOUSLY, November 7: Russell Crowe’s first feature as a director, The Water Diviner, will fall under the Warner Bros. distribution flag, Brett Ratner just said during a financing panel at the American Film Market. The film, which was unveiled at last year’s AFM, centers on a farmer who travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli during World War I to search for his three missing sons.
Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment is a financier on the film.
Andrew Mason and Troy Lum for Hopscotch Features are producing along with Keith Rodger for Crowe’s own Fear of God Films. The pic co-stars Olga Kurylenko, who plays a Turkish hotel owner he comes across Crowe’s character, Connor. The film begins its international rollout December 26 in Australia, New Zealand and Turkey.