Myriad Pictures’s genre label will finance and handle worldwide sales on the thriller to star Lena Headey.
The Woman Of The Woods tells of a couple preparing to separate who take their young daughter on a camping trip only for the child to succumb to an evil force that later implicates her in a series of missing persons cases.
Russell Friedenberg wrote and will direct the thriller and Heather Rae produces.
Myriad svp of marketing and acquisitions Audrey Delaney and COO Kevin Forester negotiated with Rae.
“We absolutely loved this contemporary gothic thriller script and are excited to work with Heather and Russell,” said Myriad president and CEO Kirk D’Amico.
“We are also completely smitten with Lena Headey’s incredible acting ability and know that she will bring this complex leading character of Kelsay fully to light.”
Myriad’s sales slate includes Jeepers Creepers 3, SXSW selection Hangman and Robert Carlyle’s feature directorial debut The Legend Of Barney Thomson.