The McLean Boys: Sutherland and Gleeson to co-star
- Donald Sutherland and Brendan Gleeson are set to co-star in "The McLean Boys", the real-life story of Canadian outlaws who nearly incited a native uprising in 1879 British Columbia. Charles Martin Smith is directing.
- The screenplay has been written by Ian Weir.
- Sutherland will portray Donald McLean, a fur trader and explorer for the Hudson's Bay Company, father of outlaw and outcast Allan McLean, leader of the notorious McLean gang.
- Gleeson will play a justice of the peace and friend of Donald McLean leading a posse to capture his sons.
- Filming is set to take place in locations around Canada, starting in July.
- The Little Co. is pre-selling the poject at Cannes.