International Film Trust (IFT) has licensed Japanese rights to the Stephen King adaptation Cell to Presidio at the EFM.

President Christian de Gallegos and his team have also closed a deal with Shoval for Israel.

Cell is shooting in the US state of Georgia. John Cusack stars in the story of a deadly pulse that affects mobile phone users. The cast includes Samuel L Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman and Stacy Keach.

Tod Williams directs and Stephen King wrote the screenplay with revisions by Adam Alleca and Mark Leyner.

Former Dimension Films president Richard Saperstein, Michael Benaroya, Brian Witten and Shara Kay are producing.

The executive producers roster incudes Cusack, Paddy Cullen, Edward Mokhtarian, Armen Aghaeian, Xavier Gens and Laurence Freed.