Montreal-based sales anddistribution outfit Seville International has picked up worldwide rights for GlobalMetal, the follow-up to hot Torontodocumentary Metal: A Headbanger's Journey.
Directed by the same team ofSam Dunn, Scot McFadyen and Jessica Joy Wise, the new film will pick up thetheme that heavy metal music is an alternative view-point with globalimplications.
Seville and productioncompany Go Films have also sold remake rights to Ricardo Trogi's HorlogeBiologique (Dodging The Clock), oneof the top-grossing Quebec comedies of the summer to Graham Ludlow's ColossalEntertainment.
The script will be adaptedby David A. Lee and Daniel Vaillancourt. Horloge, a satirical comedy about three men in theirthirties who are under pressure to reproduce, grossed $3.6m (C$4.3m) in Quebec.
Go Films president NicoleRobert, producer of Horloge Biologique, and Ludlow negotiated the adaptation deal.
Seville enjoyed strong saleswith Metal: A Headbanger's Journeyout of Toronto, completing deals with Warner in the US and Momentum in the UK,Germany's Constantin Film as well as in Japan, Scandinavia, Benelux, Australia,Brazil and Israel.