ARC Entertainment has acquired all US rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s thriller The Barber, which The Little Film Company is selling internationally.

Scott Glenn stars in the story of a father and son obsessed with a monstrous man who has devastated their lives.

ARC has earmarked a spring 2015 theatrical and premium VOD release for The Barber.

Chapman alumnus Basel Owies directed the film from a screenplay by Max Enscoe. Chris Coy, Stephen Tobolowsky, Olivia Taylor Dudley and Kristen Hager round out the key cast.

Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s Travis Knox produced The Barber and Bob Yari and William Immerman serve as executive producers.

The film is the first to originate from Chapman Filmed Entertainment, the production company run through Chapman University’s Dodge College Of Film And Media Arts.

“The ARC team has a keen understanding of the target audiences who will love this film and are astute at reaching them in unique ways resulting in great connectivity with viewers and a mutually beneficial relationship for our companies,” said Bob Bassett, head of Chapman Filmed Entertainment and dean of Chapman University’s Dodge College Of Film And Media Arts. “We’re thrilled that ARC will be the home for The Barber.”

“Basel Owies and Max Enscoe bring an extraordinary style and vision to this suspenseful thriller,” said ARC Entertainment’s Scott Moesta. “We’re very excited to be working with our new partner and for the opportunity to expose and promote The Barber to a wide audience.”

ARC Entertainment’s Scott Moesta negotiated the acquisition with Robbie Little of The Little Film Company.