The distributor has acquired long-term Canadian rights in all media to the upcoming Jennifer Aniston drama.
Cake wrapped in Los Angeles this week (7) and is based on Patrick Tobin’s Black List screenplay about an acerbically funny woman whose suppressed tragedy reveals itself when she befriends a widower whose wife committed suicide.
Anna Kendrick and Sam Worthington also star in the Conquistador Entertainment project.
Ben Barnz and Kristin Hahn produce and Aniston serves as executive producer.
Cake marks the first film in a five-film co-financing deal between After Dark Films and Shenghua Entertainment for five pictures over the next 18 months.
Michael Robson negotiated on behalf of D Films with Pascal Borno and Scott Karol on behalf of Conquistador.