GreeneStreetInternational sealed a slew of deals at Cannes this year on its slate of fivepictures led by brand new thriller Fade Out written by Michael Cristofer who willalso direct, and starring Billy Bob Thornton and Kate Beckinsale.
The film, which is set to start shooting on July 5, waspresold to Village Roadshow in Greece, Castello-Lopes in Portugal, Skifan inIceland and West Film in CIS by GreeneStreet's Cedric Jeanson and ArielVeneziano.
SlowBurn, Wayne Beach'sgangland drama starring Ray Liotta, LL Cool J, Taye Diggs and Mekhi Phifer,went to Svensk in Scandinavia, Village Roadshow in Australia and New Zealand,West in CIS, Italia in Middle East and Forum in Israel, Poland and Hungary. Themovie, currently in post-production, was also sold to Roadshow in Greece andParadiso in Benelux.
Jeanson showedbuyers footage of 2001 Maniacs, the first film from its genre division Raw Nerve, which is alsoin post. Presidio took the movie in Japan, Dutch Filmworks in Benelux, Roadshowin Greece, Italia in the Middle East and Forum in Israel.
The second RawNerve feature - chiller Abraham's Daughter to be directed by Antonia Bird - went to PWI which bought the film for Latin America excluding Spanish-language pay-TV rights and Brazil, while MD Media took Indonesia and New Films took Bulgaria and Romania.
Sally Potter's Yes which stars Joan Allen was sold to Gagain Japan, RCV in Benelux, Roadshow in Greece and West in CIS.
MeanwhileCreativa bought all five GreeneStreet titles in the former Yugoslavia.