In Cannes, Pathe Pictures International sold thriller WAZ to The Weinstein Company for North America.

Other territories sold were Germany (Square One), Portugal (Lusomundo), Thailand (J-Bics), Latin America (Quality Films), CIS (Lizard), Spain (Vertigo), Benelux (Dutch Filmworks), Scandinavia (AB Svensk), Australia/New Zealand (All Interactive), Greece, Cyrpus, Former Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria (Audiovisuals), South Africa (Ster-kinekor), Czech Republic (AQS), India (WEG), and Iceland (Myndform).

Tom Shankland's New York-set thriller is a production of the UK's Vertigo Films, which will release in the UK later this year. Other partners on board are the UK Film Council, Ingenious Film Partners and the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission.

The film stars Stellan Skarsgard, Melissa George, Selma Blair, and Ashley Walters. Skarsgard plays a detective trying to track down a calculating killer.