WestEnd Films has taken on international rights to The Disappearance of Alice Creed which stars Gemma Arterton alongside Martin Compston and Eddie Marsan.

J Blakeson who wrote the screenplay made his directorial debut on the film which is in post-production. Adrian Sturges is the producer.

The plot centres around the kidnap of a millionaire’s daughter. Alice Creed’s two kidnappers discover that she isn’t going to accept her situation without a fight.

Production outfit CinemaNX, which is backed by the Isle of Man Government, is financing the project.