Showcase Entertainment has picked up international sales rights for AFM to Experimental Activity starring Katie Featherstone from the US box office phenomenon Paranormal Activity.

Experimental Activity takes place in a small community where a government medical experiment has led certain townspeople to develop lethal psychokinetic powers

Showcase president David Jackson negotiated the deal with Zac Reeder of Circus Road Films on behalf of the producers.

Showcase has also acquired sales rights to Bette Gordon’s Handsome Harry starring Jamey Sheridan, Steve Buscemi, Campbell Scott and Aidan Quinn.

The psychological mystery about a Navy veteran forced to confront his past premiered at Tribeca and will be released in the US in early 2010 through Mark Urman’s new distribution company Paladin.