Vesuvio Intl. is making its market debut at Cannes with the horror franchise “The Bitch,” with first sale going to Australia’s Imagine Entertainment.
Clint Lien (“Bride of Dragons”) will write and direct, with f/x master Tony Gardener designing the title character.
Vesuvio is also selling 1990 George Clooney vehicle “Red Surf” for video distribution.
New distrib is toplined by Greg H. Sims, whose previous pics include Toronto fest opener “Touch Me” and “The Fear” horror franchise. Vesuvio plans to pursue at least eight films a year, both in-house productions and acquisitions.