Company nabs rights to 'Ghost Train,' 'Synesthesia'

Specialist U.S. distrib ADV Films has snapped up various rights packages to a trio of properties from Japanese major Shochiku.

Company acquired North American rights to feature movies “Ghost Train” and “Synesthesia.” ¬†For hit animated TV series “Le Chevalier d’Eon,” it bought rights in North America, the U.K., Australia and English-speaking African territories.

“Ghost Train” is a contempo chiller about a girl who disappears leaving only spooky clues, while “Synesthesia” is a suspenser about loneliness and multiple murders. Helmed by Toru Matsuura, it stars Yosuke Eguchi, Masanobu Ando and Aoi Miyazaki.

“Le Chevalier” is “going to be a huge 2007 anime series for our market,” said John Ledford, prexy-chief exec of ADV Films. “Chevalier,” helmed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi and scripted by Tow Ubukata, is story of an 18th century cross-dressing diplomat.

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