In a sevenfigure deal, Wild Bunch distribution arm Pan Europeennehas acquired all French rights to James Gray's upcoming We Own The Night.
JoaquinPhoenix stars as a nightclub manager in 1980s
Both actorsappeared in Gray's last film, The Yards(2000). Christopher Walken and Eva Mendes were alsoconfirmed on the title earlier this week. Walken, plays the father and Mendes is
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Pan Europeenne's Jean-Philippe Tireltold Screendaily.com, "We are really excited about this film from a director werevere and about working with 2929, a company we hope to continue to work within the future." We Own TheNight is scheduled to be ready by February 2007.