Arclight Films and Joel Silver's Zinc Pictures have signed amulti-picture two-year co-financing and sales agency deal.
Under the terms of the arrangement Arclight will co-finance anddistribute Zinc Pictures titles across all media worldwide that areproduced outside its exclusive theatrical relationship with Warner Bros.
The first two pictures will go out under Arclight's genreDarclight label and are Gerry Lively's assassin action drama Body Armour starring Til Schweiger and ChazzPalminteri, and Kit Ryan's Botched, which stars Stephen Dorff.
Body Armour has already sold to Germany (Splendid), Brazil (Imagem Films),Benelux (Dutch Filmworks), Middle East (Gulf Films), Greece (Spentzos Films),and Indonesia (Indonesia).
Botchedhas gone to Brazil (Imagem), Benelux (Dutch Filmworks), and CIS (DVD Group).
Arclight's president of international sales Jonathan Deckternegotiated the deal with Silver Pictures chief operating officer SteveRichards.
"We are very pleased to be in business with Joel Silver andZinc Pictures," Arclight's general manager Gary Hamilton said. "Thisarrangement allows us to continue to provide our audience with an interestingand diverse slate of films."
Arclight's AFM slate includes Rawson Marshall Thurber's drama TheMysteries Of Pittsburgh starringSienna Miller and Peter Sarsgaard, Daniel Waters' comedy Sex And Death 101 starring Simon Baker and Winona Rider,and Andrews Jenkins' black comedy How To Rob A Bank starring Nick Stahl and ErikaChristensen.