The distributor has acquired North American rights to the time travel thriller starring Danielle Panabaker and plans a day-and-date release via its Macabre genre label.

Matt O’Leary and George Finn also star in Bradley King’s feature directorial debut about three friends who discover a machine that can take pictures 24 hours into the future.

Time Lapse will open theatrically and on VOD on May 15.

King co-wrote the script with BP Cooper, who also produced alongside Rick Montgomery. Whiplash Oscar winner Tom Cross was the editor.

The film premiered at Seattle 2014 and has screened in more than 65 festivals worldwide.

XLrator Media’s Barry Gordon and Lea Flome brokered the deal with Paradigm Agency’s Ben Weiss and Meghan Oliver on behalf of the film-makers.

  • Sundance selection Slow West starring Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee will launch on DIRECTV on April 16 and arrive in theatres and on VOD on May 15.
  • Thunder Road and Film House Germany have optioned dystopian adventure The Detainee, the first in a trilogy from playwright Peter Liney that is being positioned as The Hunger Games for adults.