Myriad Pictures has picked upworldwide rights to Dario Argento's English-language horror picture TheMother Of Tears, and Brad Silberling's comedy 10 Items Or Less starring MorganFreeman.

The company is also sellingworldwide rights excluding Latin America and France to Bruno Barreto'sRio-set bus hijack drama 174. Filming is set to begin in Riothis autumn on the story about the real-life incident in 2000. OceanFilms will release in France.

Mother Of Tears rounds outArgento's Three Mothers trilogy and tells of a psychic girl whounwittingly unleashes a plague of witches. Casting is currently underwaywith a Rome shoot set to start later this year. Previous instalments wereSuspiria and Inferno.

10 Items Or Less stars Freeman asa famous actor who befriends a shop worker after he is unexpectedlyabandoned in a Latino neighbourhood. Paz Vega also stars.