Nazi zombie comedy sells at Sundance
IFC Films acquired U.S. distribution rights to the tongue-in-cheek Nazi zombie comedy “Dead Snow” at the Sundance Film Festival Wednesday.The Norwegian horror pic about medical student co-eds on a ski holiday who meet up with evil Nazi zombies premiered in the international narrative feature section. Produced by Tomas Evjen, Ankjetil Omberg and Terje Stromstad, the film is a follow up to writer-director Tommy Wirkola’s 2007 feature film debut “Kill Buljo: The Movie.” IFC Films plans to release “Dead Snow” in 2009. IFC acquisition chief Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal with Adeline Fontan Tessaur and Eva Diederix at Elle Driver, who has sold several foreign territories, including Germany (Splendid), Benelux (Splendid), tke U,K, (Entertainment One) and Canada (Seville).
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