Open Road will release Eli Roth’s cannibal horror film on September 5 2014.

The Green Inferno received its world premiere in the Midnight Madness strand of the Toronto International Film Festival last September.

Meanwhile, Focus Features has set the 2014 date of Jason Bateman’s directorial debut Bad Words following the $7m worldwide rights acquisition in Toronto. Bad Words will open in limited release on March 14 2014, expand a week later and remain wide on March 28.

  • In other distribution news, Factory 25 has picked up world rights to Joel Potrykus’s Ape, winner of the best emerging director prize in Locarno where it also earned a special mention for best first feature.