Electric Entertainment has picked up worldwide rights to psychological thriller Penthouse A starring Bella Thorne and will launch international sales at AFM.
Thorne (Assassination Nation, The Duff) plays a jilted lover who hooks up for a short-term relationship with the wrong person and ends up captive in a high-rise residence.
Franck Khalfoun directs from a screenplay by Peter Dowling, whose credits include crime drama Black And Blue starring Naomie Harris and Tyrese Gibson.
Sonia Mehandjiyska, head of international distribution for Electric Entertainment, brokered the deal with producer Jeremy Wall of Polaris Pictures, and executive producer Ksana Golod.
Alix Taylor produces alongside Wall, and Thor Bradwell is an executive producer. Electric Entertainment recently released in the US Say My Name, Bad Samaritan, and LBJ.