Distrib nabs rights to Cronenberg pic
Scandinavian distrib Scanbox snapped up rights to a slew of pics at the Berlinale, including David Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method.”Pic, which was being sold internationally by HanWay at the fest, toplines Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightly and Michael Fassbender. The story, based on Christopher Hampton’s play, examines how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. Distrib also picked up two thrillers, including Matthew Parkhill’s “The Caller,” from Bankside Films. Pic, which stars Rachelle Lefevre, Stephen Moyer and Luis Guzman, is penned by Parkhill and Sergio Casci. Distrib also picked up “11-11-11″ from Epic Pictures, penned and helmed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Pic toplines Todd Bridges and Michael Landes. Epic launched the horror-thriller at AFM in November; it concerns an entity from another world that enters Earth through heaven’s 11th gate.