Media & Movies

The Homesman

Latium are extremely excited about our first venture into the world of film production. A chance meeting between Brian and Tommy Lee Jones in 2013 led to Latium Enterprises purchasing the North American rights to the movie - “The Homesman” (For the full cast listing please click "The Homesman" link above)

The Homesman is directed by Tommy Lee Jones and co-written with Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver, based on a novel of same name by Glendon Swarthout. The film stars Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner, James Spader and Meryl Streep. The Homesman is a devastating, humane story of early pioneers to America's West in the 1850's. It celebrates the ones we hear nothing of -- the brave women whose hearts and minds were broken by that life of bitter hardship. It however also is a story of redemption and of the heroism of those very women.

Brian is the main investor and has co-produced The Homesman alongside producers Luc Besson, Peter Brant, Tommy Lee Jones and Michael Fitzgerald.

The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Latium have been closely involved in all elements of the production process and are looking forward to the launch which is scheduled for the end 2014.

The Great Gilly Hopkins

Following on from Latium’s successful entry in to the world of film, In 2014 Brian purchased the Production entity and is the main investor and co-producer on The Great Gilly Hopkins alongside producers Peyton Kay , William Teitler , William Kay , David Paterson and John Paterson .

The Great Gilly Hopkins is directed by Steven Herek and co-written with Katherine Paterson (based upon the novel) and David Paterson (screenplay). The film Stars Julia Stiles , Kathy Bates , Glenn Close and Sophie Nélisse .

The Great Gilly Hopkins is a film about an 11-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins, who finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

The Great Gilly Hopkins is Latium’s Second Venture into the world of film production.