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Sean Penn Cannes World Premiere ‘Flag Day’ Picked Up By MGM; Studio Eyes Theatrical Release This Year

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MGM has taken North American distribution rights to Sean Penn’s upcoming Flag Day which is making its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this July.

Penn directs, and also stars with his daughter Dylan Penn in what we’re already hearing is a sublime star-making role for the actress.

The studio will release Flag Day via its marketing-distribution joint venture United Artists Releasing later this year.The pic is based on Jennifer Vogel’s memoir Flim-Flam Man: The True Story of My Father’s Counterfeit Life and tells the story of the author’s coming of age, who Dylan Penn plays, over two decades while navigating a fraught relationship with her beloved, career criminal father, con man John Vogel, played by Sean Penn.

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