Maggie Grace exorcism-on-a-plane horror Incident On 459 has sparked key sales for IMR International in Cannes, led by deals with TF1 for France, and Wild Bunch for Germany and Italy.
Kim Fox and her team have licensed the film for Spain (TriPics), Latin America (CDC), Middle East (Eagle Film), Japan (Gaga), Indonesia (PT Amero), Taiwan (MovieCloud), Eastern Europe (Vertical), Israel (United King), and Vietnam (Oneworld Alliance).
Kevin Greutert (Saw franchise) will direct from a screenplay by Chris Sparling (Buried, Greenland) about a psychologist and her special needs son who board a transatlantic flight containing a demonically possessed passenger. UTA Independent Film Group represents US rights and production is set for September starting in Kiev, Ukraine.
Jean Charles Lévy, Morgan Emmery and Julian Gross are producing Incident On 459 for Tungsten Productions, alongside Vlad Ryashin and Olias Barco for Apple Tree Productions. Trinity Media Financing is financing.
IMR International’s Cannes slate includes What Is Life Worth starring Michael Keaton and directed by Sara Colangelo; Black Flies with Mel Gibson and Tye Sheridan; Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen; and King Of The Jungle with Seth Rogen and Keaton.