Rights go for around $3.5 million
Anchor Bay has bought North American and Australian rights to David Mackenzie’s comedy “Spread” starring Ashton Kutcher for around $3.5 million. Pic preemed this week at the Sundance Film Festival.Kutcher stars as a Hollywood Hills womanizer who meets his match in a local waitress. Anne Heche also stars. Kutcher, Peter Morgan, and Jason Goldberg produced through their Katalyst Films shingle. Anchor Bay is a sister company to Overture Films, both run by CEO Chris McGurk. An update was made to this article at 8:50 p.m.