Content also closes Japanese deal for the thriller, which has its market premiere at AFM.

Entertainment One has bought rights for The Day from Content for the UK, France, Scandinavia and South Africa. Also, Nettai Museum has acquired Japanese rights.

The post-apocalyptic thriller was a hit in Toronto’s Midnight Madness programme.

Content is representing international rights and Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content is handling North American rights.

As previously reported, Splendid has already acquired the German-speaking Europe and Benelux rights. 

Doug Aarniokoski directs from Luke Passmore’s script. Guy A. Danella produces.

The Day has its market premiere screening here at the AFM. The cast features Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Michael Eklund, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon.