Newmarket Films will release its Toronto acquisition Death Of APresident in the US onOct 27 and will launch the trailer in theatres on Sept 29.

Gabriel Range's hypothetical drama about the hypothetical assassinationof George W Bush in Oct 2007 and the event's aftermath was snapped up at thefestival following its world premiere screening and subsequent Fipresci InternationalCritics Award.

Range produced the UK-based Borough Films, Film4 and WorldProductions picture with Simon Finch, Ed Guiney and Robin Gutch, and Peter Carlton and Liza Marshall servedas executive producers.

Wild Bunch is handling international sales. Previous deals haveclosed with: Maple for Canada; the Indie Circle cooperative for France, Italy,Switzerland and Benelux; Hopscotch for Australia; and Presidio in Japan.