Ashok Amritraj’s company came home from AFM with a raft of sales for the features Life Of Crime, The Fall Guy and Christ The Lord. Hyde Park International closed deals for Daniel Schecter’s Jennifer Aniston starrer Life of Crime in territories including the UK (Artificial Eye), Canada (VVS), Germany (Constantin). Sales for McG’s actioner The Fall Guy, starring Dwayne Johnson and based on the ’80s TV series, included StudioCanal for the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand. And Cyrus Nowrasteh’s Christ the Lord, based on the Anne Rice novel about Jesus’ early years, sold to Germany (Tele-Munchen), Latin America (Swen), Middle East (Gulf Film) and elsewhere. Hyde Park also closed deals for the pics in other territories.
Life of Crime, which closed the Toronto Film Festival and recently was acquired by Lionsgate for U.S. distribution, was picked up the UK (Artificial Eye), Canada (VVS), Germany (Constantin), Latin America (Swen), Australia & New Zealand (Madman), CIS (Central Partnership), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Portugal (Lusomundo), South Africa (Ster‐Kinekor), and Pan‐Asia (Star TV). In addition to the StudioCanal deals, The Fall Guy was sold to Canada (VVS), Latin America (Swen), Middle East (Gulf Film), South Africa (Nu Metro), and Pan‐Asia (Star TV). Christ the Lord‘s journey also will include South Africa (Nu Metro), Philippines (Pioneer), and Singapore (Shaw).