CANNES: French sales companies Gaumont and Wild Bunch have announced a raft of sales on Nicolas Winding Refn’s horror picture The Neon Demon, which is on the verge of wrapping in Los Angeles.
The film has sold to Germany (Koch Media), UK (Icon), Italy (IIF), Benelux (Cineart), Portugal (Leopardo), Hungary (Vertigo), Poland (Gutek), Czech Rep and Slovakia (Film Europe), Romania (Indepedenta), Former Yugoslavia (MCF) and Scandinavia (Scanbox) in Europe.
In Asia, it has been picked up in South Korea (Double and Joy), Indonesia (Pt Amero), Japan (Gaga), Philippines (Pioneer) and Taiwan (Movie Cloud).
Other territories include Latin America (California Filmes) and Canada (D Film).
Elle Fanning stars as an aspiring model who moves to Los Angeles, where her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Other cast members include Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Desmond Harrington, Christina Hendricks, and Keanu Reeves.
The film, due for delivery in early 2016, is produced by Lene Borglum at Space Rocket Nation’s in association with Gaumont and Wild Bunch.