Latido lifts deals for ‘Arnold’

Unit sells film to Japan, Denmark, Canada

Following a U.S. deal with Red Envelope, Spanish sales consortium Latido has sold “Running With Arnold,” Dan Cox’s biodoc of Arnold Schwarzenegger, to Shochiku for Japan, Mongrel Media for Canada, Viasat for Scandinavian pay TV and Rialto for Denmark, where it will air on pubcaster TV2.

Agreements were made at the American Film Market in Santa Monica last week. “Arnold” will open theatrically Stateside on Jan. 18, rolled out by Lantern Lane Entertainment. Deals for the U.K. and Germany are under negotiation, said Latido sales exec David Castellanos.

Penned and helmed by former Variety journalist Cox and narrated by Alec Baldwin, “Arnold” tracks Schwarzenegger’s career from body builder to Hollywood star and now California governor.

“Arnold” was produced by Mike Gabrawy and attorney Jennifer Hughes and exec produced by Endless World’s Gregg Michael Abrams and Jeffrey Orenstein of Purple Princess Prods.

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