Rogue Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rightsexcluding Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland to Constantin Filmand Impact Pictures' video game adaptation Driver.
Roger Avary is writing the screenplay and will direct, with ImpactPictures' Jeremy Bolt and Paul W S Anderson and Constantin's Bernd Eichingerand Robert Kulzer producing.
Focus Features International will handle international sales and Constantin Film retains Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerlandrights.
Driver follow the exploits of a getaway-driver-for-hire whoseclaim to be the best in the business is put to the test.
Avary shared the 1995 original screenplay Oscar for PulpFiction with QuentinTarantino and recently wrote the video game adaptation Silent Hill, which opens through TriStar in NorthAmerica on this Friday. Focus Features International is also handlinginternational sales on Silent Hill at Cannes.
Constantin previously partnered with Impact principals Bolt andAnderson on the Resident Evil franchise, the third episode of which, Resident Evil -Extinction, is inpre-production.