ScreenDaily reports that AV Pictures has inked a trio of deals on horror Let Us Prey, pictured, starring Liam Cunningham. Alamode/Pierrot Le Fou has acquired rights in German-speaking Europe, Premiere TV Distribution has picked up Benelux rights while Falcon Films will distribute in The Middle East. Currently in post-production, “Let Us Prey charts the fallout when an enigmatic stranger takes over the minds of the detainees in a remote Scottish police station.” Pollyanna McIntosh (The Woman, Filth) and Douglas Russell (A Lonely Place To Die) star alongside Cunningham. Eddie Dick (Outcast) produces for Makar Productions with Brendan McCarthy (Last Days on Mars) and John McDonnell (Last Days on Mars) for Fantastic Films with Brian O’Malley directing.
They also report North American film distributor Film Movement has picked up Cannibal (Caníbal), pictured below. Manuel Martin Cuenca’s dark romance “centers on a tailor and secret cannibal (played by Antonio de la Torre) who unexpectedly finds himself falling in love with his latest prospective victim.” The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Cannibal will open theatrically in the US and Canada in Q3 2014, followed by a VOD and DVD release.
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