Entertainment One has secured several sales on Thomas McCarthy’s Spotlight, the drama about the Boston child abuse scandal involving Catholic priests that stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams. The deals include a multi-territory deal with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions.
Sony has acquired Latin America, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe outside of former Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East and India. eOne has also locked down sales in Italy (Bim), Portugal (Lusomundo), former Yugoslavia (Discovery), Baltic States (Estonian Theatrical Distribution), South Africa (Times Media), Hong Kong (Golden Scene), Indonesia (Queen), Singapore (Shaw), South Korea (Activers), Taiwan (Caichang), Thailand (Sahamongkol) and airlines (EIM).
eOne is distributing the film in the UK, Canada, Spain, Benelux and Australia/New Zealand.
Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Michael Sugar and Rocklin/Faust’s Nicole Rocklin and Blye Faust are producers, with David Mizner as a consultant and associate producer. Participant Media’s Jonathan King and Jeff Skoll and Michael Bederman are executive producers, with King and Participant’s Robert Kessel supervising producers.