‘Blackout’ piques Summit

Par doing domestic distrib for Judd starrer

Summit Entertainment will handle international sales on Kopelson Entertainment’s “Blackout” for Intertainment.

Pic, which stars Ashley Judd, Andy Garcia and Samuel L. Jackson, is in production in San Francisco. Paramount Pictures handles domestic distribution.

Directed by Philip Kaufman (“Quills”) and written by Sarah Thorp and Kaufman, “Blackout” is the story of a street-smart police officer investigating a serial killer whose victims are intimately linked to her.

Arnold and Anne Kopelson produce with Barry Baeres and Linne Radmin for Par and Intertainment.

“We are truly excited to be involved with a project and a team of such high caliber,” said Patrick Wachsberger, Summit’s prexy-CEO.

Summit’s current slate includes the Par pics “Around the World in 80 Days” and “Beyond Borders” as well as the horror title “Wrong Turn.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading