Peace Arch Nabs Three Films, Screening at AFM30 Oct, 2008 By: Billy Gil
Peace Arch Entertainment Group has acquired international distribution rights to the dark comedy Nobel Son, the drama Explicit iLLS and the thriller Two: Thirteen. Peace Arch will showcase the films at the American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 5-12.
Nobel Son stars Alan Rickman, Eliza Dushku and Dannny DeVito; releases theatrically Dec. 5; and will have its U.S. DVD release through 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Explicit iLLs stars Paul Dano and Rosario Dawson, and won the Audience Award at the 2008 South by Southwest Film Festival. Two: Thirteen stars Mark Thompson and Teri Polo, and will world premiere at AFM.
“These three films reflect our on-going commitment to acquiring outstanding content with wide appeal,” said John Flock, president and COO of Peace Arch Entertainment Group. “We anticipate great success for these movies at AFM and in the international markets.”
Additionally Peace Arch will world premiere Goal 3: Taking On The World, the final installment of the “Goal!” soccer trilogy, at AFM.