Icon Entertainment haspicked up UK rights to Perfect Creature, the New Zealand-UK producedvampire thriller. Starring Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Stuart Wilson andScott Wills it explores a retro-futuristic world where vampires and humansco-exist.
The Icon deal was signed byArclight Films, which handles international sales jointly with New ZealandFilm. "We get the impression that buyers see this as a film in the vein of WolfCreek. We are seeing huge interest and a very happy for it to find such a stronghome as Icon," said Arclight co-chief Gary Hamilton. New Zealand Filmpreviously sold the film to Magna Pacific for Austria and New Zealand, Jiantsfor Thailand, Festive Films for Singapore and Sunny Film for Malaysia.
The film was produced by TimSanders with Roc Media's Russel Fischer and Haneet Vaswani and Spice Factory'sMichael Cowan and Jason Piette. It was financed by the New Zealand FilmProduction Fund, the New Zealand Film Commission, Movision, Roc Media and theRoyal Bank of Scotland.