Toronto-based Cinemavault Releasing International is bringing a line-upof 10 titles to AFM including Sarah Jessica Parker's first feature producercredit in Spinning Into Butter and the high school sports drama 30 Days starring Ellen Burstyn and Taye Diggs.
Directed by Mark Brokaw, Spinning Into Butter stars Parker as the dean of a NewEngland college who is forced to reevaluate her attitudes following a racialhate crime. The $8.5m Whitsett Hill Entertainment production is due to finishproduction on Nov 17 and also stars Miranda Richardson and Beau Bridges. NormanTwain and Lou Pitt produced with Parker. Cinemavault holds internationalrights.
Burstyn and Diggs star opposite rapper Da Brat in 30 Days, which centres on rival high schoolbasketball stars who are forced to confront their prejudices. Cinemavault holdsworldwide rights to the $5m project, which is in post-production and due to bedelivered at Cannes.
Also in post-production are Winston W Champ's $3m revenge saga Payback starring Costas Mandylor and AngieEverhart, and Roger Evan Larry's gangster thriller Dress To Kill, which stars Sebastian Spence andCrystal Buble.
The slate continues with Pieter Kujipers' thriller and MontrealWorld Film Festival Grand Prix des Ameriques winner Off Screen starring Jan Decleir and Jeroen Krabbe;Brett Wagner's psychological thriller The Hidden starring Kris Carr and Todd Swenson; andSteve Balderson's love triangle drama Fire Cracker, which stars former Faith No Morefrontman Mike Patton and is set to be released in North America throughLandmark Theatres.
Rounding out the line-up are Michael Kolko's romantic comedy SinnersNeed Company (formerly TheSure Hand Of God)starring Gail O'Grady and Clint Howard; Georgina Garcia Riedel's comedy Howthe Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer starring Elizabeth Pena and America Ferrera; and Amy Hobby'scomedy Coney Island Baby starring Karl Geary and Laura Fraser.