Distributor Lionsgate has picked up North American rights to Hammer’s The Quiet Ones
John Pogue directed from his screenplay about an unorthodox professor who leads an experiment to create a poltergeist. Jared Harris and Sam Claflin star.
Lionsgate brokered the deal with CAA and has set an Apr 25 2014 release. Exclusive Media has already closed key territories and will continue to talk to buyers on the Croisette. The distributor previously acquired UK rights.
Exclusive Media’s president of worldwide production and acquisitions Tobin Armbrust and Hammer president and CEO and Exclusive Media vice-chairman Simon Oakes produced with James Gay-Rees, Steven Chester Prince and Ben Holden in association with The Travelling Picture Show Company.