Yarek Danielak's fledgling international sales house ArsenalPictures has picked up international rights to the psycho-thriller Descent starring Rosario Dawson.
City Lights Pictures' Danny Fisher, MEGA Films' Morris SLevy and Dawson's Trybe Films are producing the story of a rape victim whoreinvents herself as a seductress in order to gain revenge.
'Descent is an intelligent and unpredictable film with great performancesguided by director Talia Lugacy,' Danielak said. 'I am happy to be apart of it and look forward to watching Talia's career blossom, as it trulydeserves to do.'
City Lights' credits include John Waters' comedy A Dirty Shame, which was released through New Line in2004.
Upcoming titles include Interrupted, a biopic of filmmaker Nicholas Ray thatPhilip Kaufman is in talks to direct, and the romantic comedy All The WomenI've Loved.
Danielak isheading into his first Cannes after launching Arsenal Pictures earlier thisyear, and recently announced a strategic alliance with Mark Gottwald'sproduction company and magazine publisher Mindfire Entertainment. Danielakpreviously headed up Armada Pictures International.