No deal is done but Lionsgate looks to be the front-runner to snag comedic fright flick Cooties at the Sundance Film Festival. Sources say negotiations on the film starring Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson are ongoing. Cooties premiered on January 18 in the festival’s Midnight section. Produced by Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller’s SpectreVision, Cooties is the feature directorial debut of Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion from a script by Leigh Whannell and Ian Brennan. Paradigm are repping the fimmakers.
Sundance: Lionsgate Getting Close To Catching ‘Cooties’
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