Arclight has picked upinternational rights to dark comedy Mini's First Time, which is producedby Ed Bass' Bold Films and Berlin festival entrant Kevin Spacey's TriggerStreet.
The picture, now in postproduction, stars Nikki Reed as a 17-year-old who likes to experiment. Thingsturn sour, when, trying her hand as a call-girl, she discovers her first clientis her step-father, played by Alec Baldwin. Against the odds the two of themteam up against her mother (Carrie Ann Moss) and decide to kill her.
Mini also stars JeffGoldblum and Luke Wilson and is directed by first time writer-director NickGuthe.
Trigger Street boarded thepicture after Cannes last year. The $7m budget was corralled from privatefinance. Producer credits go to Spacey, Bass, Evan Astrowsky and Dana Brunetti,with Michel Litwak, Gary Michael Walters and Dan Grodnick as executiveproducers.
Arclight has a couple ofsales pending and has already licensed Mini to Atlas Film + Medien for Germany.
"The performance ofAlec Baldwin is an absolute tour de force," said producer Bass, who thisyear is also producing Jay Alaimo's David Arquette and Thora Birch-vehicle Slingshot.