Exclusive Media is handling international sales at the American Film Market for Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno. The horror thriller, produced and financed by Worldview Entertainment, is Roth’s first time back directing since 2007’s Hostel II. The movie stars Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy Aaron Burns, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Magda Apanowicz and Sky Ferreria. Roth and Aftershock co-writer Guillermo Amoedo wrote The Green Inferno. Roth is producing alongside Christopher Woodrow, Molly Conners, and Sobras International producers Miguel Asensio Llamas and Nicolás Lopez. Worldview’s Maria Cestone, Sarah Johnson Redlich and Hoyt David Morgan will executive produce. Filming is set to start in Peru on November 5 before moving to Chile. Alex Walton, Exclusive Media’s President of International Sales and Distribution will be presenting the film to international buyers at AFM. CAA, which arranged financing for the film, is handling domestic rights.
FilmNation has picked up international sales and distribution for the thriller Hold On To Me. Starring The Twilight Saga’s Robert Pattinson and Carey Mulligan the film will be directed by James Marsh, who won an Oscar for the documentary Man On Wire. “Hold On To Me is a compelling and sexy modern day Bonnie and Clyde story that we’re excited to introduce to buyers at AFM. Carey Mulligan is certain to deliver one of the most memorable femme fatale performances in cinematic history,” said FilmNation’s Glen Basner.
The Vladar Company announced that as part of its AFM slate, it has optioned the rights to C.C. Humphreys’ historical fiction novel The French Executioner. Writer/director Vlad Yudin and producing partner Edwin Mejia funded the acquisition and negotiated the novel rights with WME. They are searching for a writer to adapt the screenplay. Yudin and Mejia will produce the adaptation with a late 2013 release.