Lawless will star Ryan Gosling, currently drawing heat for his performances in Drive and The Ides Of March, alongside Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Bale and Blanchett will also star in Knight Of Cups.

Glen Basner will be touting the projects at the market this week. Both are in pre-production and scheduled to shoot back-to-back in 2012 and CAA is handling domestic rights.

Lawless also stars Haley Bennett while Isabel Lucas joins the cast of Knight Of Cups. Sarah Green and Nicolas Gonda are producing both titles.

Meanwhile Basner has closed sales on the untitled Malick film starring Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Javier Bardem and Rachel Weisz.

Rights have gone to Studio Canal UK for the UK, Studio Canal Germany for Germany, Roadshow Films for Australia and New Zealand, Metropolitan for France, Vertigo for Spain, Rai for Italy, VVS Films for Canada and West for CIS.

Elsewhere deals have closed in South Africa (Ster Kinekor), Greece and Cyprus (Odeon), Benelux (A-Film), Middle East (Italia), Latin America (Sun), China (HGC), Switzerland (Elite), Scandinavia (Nordisk), Portugal (Lusomundo), Israel (Lev), Iceland (Sam Films), Turkey (Kalinos Filmcilik), former Yugoslavia (Cinemania), Bulgaria, Czech/Slovak, Hungary, Poland and Romania (Eastern European Acquisition Pool), Indonesia (PT Amero), Thailand (IPA) and Taiwan (SSG).