Film company picks up horror pic
Anchor Bay Entertainment has picked up Sundance horror-thriller “Grace” for a U.S. theatrical bow next month.Debut by writer-director Paul Solet stars Jordan Ladd as a mother who carries her dead fetus to term and then gives birth to a live child with an appetite for blood. “Grace” was produced by Ingo Vollkammer, Cory Neal, Adam Green and Kevin DeWalt. Exec producers are Scott Einbinder and Simon Edery. After premiering in Sundance’s Park City at Midnight section, pic screened at other fests, including South by Southwest and Seattle, and will unspool at Spain’s Sitges Film Festival. “Grace” will open on Aug. 14 in New York and Los Angeles. Anchor Bay also holds homevid and digital rights for the U.S. and Canada.