Sidney KimmelEntertainment's foreign sales arm Kimmel Internationalhas closedmultiple territories on comedy Death At A Funeral starringMatthew Macfadyen, Peter Dinklage andEwen Bremner.
Rights have gone to Germany(Concorde), Italy (Mikado), Spain (DeaPlaneta), Scandinavia (Scanbox),and South Africa (Nu Metro).Frank Oz directed the project aboutdysfunctional British relativeswho attend the riotous funeral of afamily patriarch. Alan Tudyk andRupert Graves also star.
MGM will release in NorthAmerica. Rights previously went to Brazil (Paris Films), Taiwan (Pandasia),Greece(Village Roadshow), Portugal (Lusomundo), Israel (Forum),Iceland (SamFilm), Croatia (Blitz), Indonesia (PT Amero), Turkey(Aqua), and MiddleEast (Italia Film).
Kimmel International chiefMark Lindsay has also sold Italian rightsto Mikado on Billy Ray's FBIthriller Breach, which starsChris Cooperand Ryan Phillippe. Based on a true story, Breach tells ofambitious FBI trainee EricO'Neill who becomes locked in a power gamewith his mentor RobertHanssen, a spy who was ultimately convicted ofselling secrets to theSoviet Union.
Universal will release inNorth America.Deals previously closed in Germany (Prosieben),Latin America (TVAzteca), Brazil (Paris Films), Russia (Lizard CinemaTrade),Scandinavia (Sandrew Metronome), Benelux (RCV), Taiwan(Pandasia),Thailand (Sahamongkolfilm), Israel (Forum Film), Middle East(ItaliaFilm), Turkey (Aqua), Portugal (Lusomundo), Iceland (Sam Film),Croatia(Blitz), and Greece (Audio Visual).