Another day, another Toronto Film Festival director inks with a major agency. CAA has signed Peter Strickland, who wrote and directed Berberian Sound Studio, the surreal dramatic thriller with horror undertones that stars Toby Jones and was acquired by IFC Films right before its North American premiere in Toronto. Strickland made his debut on Katalin Varga, a film that won the Discovery Award at the 2009 European Film Awards. He is developing several projects including an adaptation of Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel The Beginning Of Spring. Strickland is repped in the U.K. by The Agency. Here’s the trailer for Berberian Sound Studio:

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Roman De Palma
2 years
I'll see this. Very cool.