EXCLUSIVE: The car chase thriller Autobahn has sold to a raft of territories led by eOne for the UK, Canada and Benelux.

Eran Creevy of Welcome To The Punch fame will direct Nicholas Hoult and Amber Heard.

IM Global fully financed the project, which is set to commence production in March 2014.

Deals closed in Germany (Universum), Latin America (Sun), Switzerland (Impuls), Spain (Aurum), Russia and Eastern Europe (Top Film), Israel (United King), Middle East (Italia) and South Africa (Ster Kinekor).

EIM took airline rights and Apsara will distribute in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.