Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Pictures has acquired international rights toCall Of The Wild 3D,based on the classic Jack London adventure novel.
Richard Gabai directed the film, which premiered in Singapore at 3DX and will open in North America later this year once an imminent domestic deal is finalized.
Call Of The Wild will screen in digital 3D during Filmart and at the Cannes market and stars Ariel Gade as a young girl in Montana who rescues a wounded wolf and attracts the attention of an evil stranger. Christopher Lloyd plays her grandfather.
Timothy Bottoms, Wes Studi, Aimee Teegarden, Veronica Cartwright, Devon Graye, Jalleel White, Devon Iott, and Joyce DeWitt also star. Nancy Draper and Richard Iott produced with Gabai. Vice-president of sales Nadine De Barros brokered the deal with the right holders.
‘We’re very excited to sell the first independent live-action family film to be shot completely in digital 3D,’ Chartier said. ‘Call Of The Wild is a family classic for all ages and we look forward to showing this new adventure in 3D.’