Lions Gate sees ‘Saw’ sell worldwide

Elwes-, Glover-starrer to bow domestically in August

Lions Gate Films Intl. has concluded a number of key sales on its horror thriller “Saw.”

Pic stars Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter and Leigh Whannell, who wrote the screenplay.

“Saw” is directed by James Wan and is being produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules and Mark Burg and exec produced by Stacey Testro.

Pic will be released domestically by Lions Gate Films in August. It has sold to Metropolitan for France, Kinowelt for Germany, Dea Planeta for Spain, Eagle Pictures for Italy, Eagle Films for the Middle East, Asmik Ace for Japan, Mirovision for Korea, Gussi for Latin America, Delon for Hong Kong, Shaw Renters for Singapore, Suraya for Malaysia, PT Amero Mitra for Indonesia, Eureka Group for Thailand and Scanbox for Scandinavia.

Pic also has been sold to distribs in Benelux, Bulgaria/Romania, CIS, Croatia and Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Poland, Portugal and Russia.

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