Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has taken all rights to Tusk from XYZ Films in the UK and a slew of other markets.

Rights to Kevin Smith’s horror project have also gone to Italy, Benelux, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Latin America, Portugal, Spain, Greece and additional minor territories.  

Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez and Michael Parks star.

Demarest Films financed and produced Tusk in partnership with New York-based A24, who will release the film wide in the third quarter. 

Sam Englebardt, William D Johnson and David Greathouse produced for Demarest Films and Shannon McIntosh for Smith’s SModcast Pictures label. Jennifer Schwalbach and XYZ’s Nate Bolotin serve as executive producers.