Sundance entry stars Paul Giamatti
Samuel Goldwyn has picked up U.S. rights to Sundance competition entry “Cold Souls.”Writer-helmer Sophie Barthes’ pic garnered favorable response at the fest. Evoking a Charlie Kaufman concept, it stars Paul Giamatti as an actor who gets mixed up in black-market trading of souls. The cast also includes David Strathairn, Dina Korzun, Katheryn Winnick, Lauren Ambrose and Emily Watson. Goldwyn plans a late summer release.