Image Entertainment has bought North American rights to Bertrand Tavernier’s serial killer thriller “In the Electric Mist” starring Tommy Lee Jones.
Based on James Lee Burke’s novel, Jones plays detective Dave Robicheau. Ned Beatty, John Goodman, Mary Steenburgen, and Peter Sarsgaard co-star. Image will release it spring 2009.
Deal was brokered by Image’s chief acquisitions officer Bill Bromiley and ICM’s Jeff Berg. TF1 International is selling other rights at the AFM.