Myriad Pictures has closed deals in Cannes for Germany, Spain and Italy among others on the drama starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried.

Amanda Seyfried

Mark Pellington directed The Last Word from a screenplay by Stuart Ross Fink.

Myriad has been showing footage on the story of a difficult older woman who befriends a young journalist on an unusual assignment. The project is in post.

Deals closed in Germany (Tobis), Spain (SecondGen), Italy (Teodora), Switzerland (Praesens), Japan (Pony Canyon), Canada (Elevation), Middle East (Eagle Films), and Greece and Turkey (Tanweer).

Further acquisitions closed in Portugal (Cinemundo),

South Africa (Ster Kinekor), South Korea (Main Title), Philippines (ABS-CBN), Taiwan (VieVision), and Jaguar for airlines. 

As previously announced Bleecker Street holds rights for the US, Scandinavia, Benelux, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.