IFC Films has snapped up US rights to Ruba Nadda’s recent Toronto world premiere from Blue Ice Pictures starring Patricia Clarkson. Separately, Starz Digital Media has announced release plans for Bad Turn Worse. 

Myriad handles international sales to October Gale, which also stars Scott Speedman and Tim Roth in the story of a doctor who shelters a man on the run from a killer. Callum Keith Rennie rounds out the key cast.

Blue Ice Pictures’ Daniel Iron produced and the executive producers are Myriad chief Kirk D’Amico, Christine Vachon, Emily Alden, Lance Samuels, Steven Silver and Neil Tabatznik.

IF brokered the deal with Jay Cohen at Gersh and D’Amico on behalf of the filmmakers.

  • Starz Digital Media will release Bad Turn Worse (formerly We Gotta Get Out Of This Place) in select theatres and on VOD on November 14. The directorial debut of Zeke and Simon Hawkins is based on the screenplay by Dutch Southern about three Texan youths who find themselves indebted to a sociopath. The film premiered at Toronto 2013 and is produced by Justin Duprie and Brian Udovich produced for Rough & Tumble Films.