THINKFilm hasacquired all North American rights from The Works to Stephen Fry's directorialdebut Bright Young Things.

The filmpremiered at Toronto and will play in the Premieres section at Sundance inJanuary.

THINKFilm headof distribution Mark Urman and Randy Manis negotiated the deal for THINKFilmand The Works chief executive officer Aline Perry, Rebecca Kearey and AndrewOrr negotiated for The Works.

Based on Fry'sadapted screenplay from the Evelyn Waugh novel, Bright Young Things follows the exploits of a group of youngaristocrats who are constantly in the public eye.

An ensemble castincludes Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Broadbent, Richard E Grant, PeterO'Toole and Imelda Staunton.

"Bright YoungThings is a totallydelicious combination of satire and farce that proves that Stephen Fry isnothing short of a Renaissance Man," Urman said in a statement.

"Not only is it a stunningly accurate, if slightly veiled,depiction of the way we live now, it has several comic set-pieces that are sureto be instant classics."

Bright Young Things is a Revolution Films and Doubting Hall productionin association with the Film Consortium/Film Council, Vision View and Icon FilmDistribution, produced by Gina Carter and Miranda Davis.