XYZ Films has closed a raft of deals at AFM on The Night Comes For Us, its Indonesian and English-language action-thriller collaboration with Gareth Evans’ PT Merantau Films.
Rights have gone to the UK (eOne), Australia and New Zealand (Madman), Germany (Koch), France (Wildside) and China (HGC).
Further deals closed in the Middle East (Shooting Stars), South Korea (Daisy) and India (Pictureworks). Apsara acquired rights for Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia, where Evans’ PT Merantau Films will handle theatrical rights.
Timo Tjahjanto directed The Night Comes For Us with action sequences directed by Evans. Joe Taslim and Yayan Ruhian star in the story of a mob enforcer who gets caught up in a web of deceit.
Maya Barack Evans of PT Merantau Films produces with XYZ Films’ Nate Bolotin, Aram Tertzakian, Nick Spicer and Todd Brown.
XYZ Films and PT Merantau are in post-production on Evans’ The Raid 2 andare also in post on Killers.