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Fox Searchlight pays $4m for US rights to The Wrestler

After a cautious start sorely lacking in buzz and domestic deal-making, TIFF sprang into life yesterday as Fox Searchlight paid $4m for US rights to Darren Aronofsky's Venice Golden Lion winner The Wrestler.Searchlight beat out bids from Lionsgate, Sony and Overture Films before it closed the deal with CAA in mid-morning following a marathon negotiating session after Sunday's North American premiere.Meanwhile Josh Braun's ...

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