UK sales outfit Protagonist Pictures is enjoying a bumper crop of sales for its teen dance movie Streetdance 3D backed by Vertigo, BBC Films and the UK Film Council.
Metropolitan has come on board for France. Alliance has taken Canada, Aurum has bought Spain, Mars has South Korea, RCV has taken Benelu, Scanbox has acquired Scandinavia and Front Row took the Middle East.
Other territories sold include Middle East (Front Row), Israel (Independent), Hong Kong (Golden Screen), eastern Europe (Monolith) and China (Lens Media)
CAA is handling the US and will be screening the film to buyers this week. Vertigo has set a UK release date for May 2010.
Protagonist has also closed a two-picture deal with Icon for Australia for drama Wild Target and Nick Love’s The Firm. NonStop took The Firm for Scandinavia.
IFC Films bought Shane Meadows’ Le Donk And Scor-Zay-Zeefor the US, Madman took it for Australia and Front Row for the Middle East.
Nativity has gone to Swift for France.
Meanwhile, Protagonist is also fielding several offers on Bel Ami starring Robert Pattinson despite the surprise late withdrawal from the project of Nicole Kidman because of a reported scheduling conflict with The Danish Girl which she is producing.
“It has been an absolutely fantastic market,” said Protagonist’s Ben Roberts.