The distributor is understood to be close to acquiring North American rights to John Michael McDonagh’s follow-up to Calvary. Bankside Films handles international sales in Cannes.


War On Everyone premiered at the 2016 Berlinale and went on to screen at SXSW. Michael Peña, Alexander Skarsgård, Theo James and Tessa Thompson star.

The action comedy centres on two corrupt police officers in New Mexico who get into hot water when they set out to blackmail and frame every criminal who ever crossed their paths.

UTA Independent Film Group, CAA and Bankside Films represented the producers in the deal.

Bankside has licensed the film in Germany (Constantin Film), Switzerland (Praesens), Russia (Arthouse) and Baltic States (Hea Films).

The film previously sold to Sony Pictures Worldwide for multiple territories, UK and the Republic Of Ireland to Icon Film Distribution, and Australia/New Zealand to Icon Film Distribution.