The distributor is planning a February 2011 release for Scott Wildfong’s debut feature.

Synergetic Distribution, in association with Metropolitan, has acquired distribution rights to the $7m Prodigy and plans a theatrical release in February 2011.

Vivica Fox (pictured), Michael Clark Duncan and young newcomer Taylor M Graham star in the tale of a child from the wrong side of the tracks lured into a world of greed and money by a double-dealing mentor.

Scott Wildfong makes his feature directorial debut and Christopher Montgomery Bender and Gerald I Wolff are producing. Wildfong and Montgomery Bender co-wrote the script.