Showcase Entertainment has closed a slew of deals at AFM on Edward Burns' romantic comedy Purple Violets starring Selma Blair, Debra Messing, Burns and Patrick Wilson.

Rights closed in Russia (Vox Film), Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic/Slovakia and Hungary (Pasatiempo), the Middle East (Teleview) and former Yugoslavia (Programs4Media).

Offers from the UK, Italy, Australia, Greece, South Africa, Brazil and France are in the mix.

The teen comedy Pigs sold to Germany (Tiberius), Russia (Vox Film), Hungary (TV2) and the former Yugoslavia and Romania (Programs4Media). Interest is strong in Spain, Australia, Greece, France and South Korea.

Showcase's series of projects in post-production starring the internationally renowned mentalist Uri Geller are also drawing heavy interest.