US-based production andsales house Bleiberg Entertainment is teaming with July August Productions onthe action project Kirot.

Danny Lerner will direct thestory about a female assassin on the run and a battered housewife who joinforces to escape from their oppressors.

Ehud Bleiberg is producingand has commenced worldwide sales here. Production will start later this year.

'Danny Lerner is a veryskilled filmmaker and Kirot is afast-paced, cutting-edge project perfectly suited for his distinct directing style,'Bleiberg said. 'The elements of the film make it an electrifying crossbetween Thelma & Louise and Le Femme Nikita.'

Lerner previously directedthe Israeli hit Frozen Days,which Bleiberg is also selling here.

Bleiberg's Cannes slateincludes Paul Schrader's holocaust drama Adam Resurrected, romance Love And Dance, and the supernatural comic bookadaptation ElMuerto starring Wilmer Valderrama.