Meanwhile sales chief Lisa Wilson announced that deals have closed in: South Korea (KD Media), Brazil (Playarte), Mexico and Latin America (Quality Films), Eastern Europe (Pa-dora), Benelux (Dutch Filmworks), Portugal (Lusomundo), Greece (Odeon), Singapore (Cathay), South Africa (Ster Kinekor), Turkey (Fida), Middle East (Phars), and Malaysia (Cathay).
Michael Cuesta will direct the story, which is based on Edgar Allan Poe's celebrated short story about guilt. Lucas will play a single father whose transplanted heart leads him on a search to find the donor's killer.
Lucas, who recently wrapped production on Boaz Yakin's drama Death In Love, will begin filming in early 2008.
Tell-Tale is being produced by Scott Free's Ridley Scott, Tony Scott and Michael Costigan, as well as Social Capital Films' Martin Shore and Christopher Tuffin.
Gordon Steel and John Baca of The Steel Company, Dave Callaham, Matthew Chausse and Scott Free's Malcolm Reeve and Michael Ellenberg are serving as executive producers.