Pathe shopping Scott starrer

Cohen Media Group has snapped up U.S. distribution rights for Omid Nooshin’s “Last Passenger,” toplining Dougray Scott.

The low-budget thriller, which is being shopped by Pathe Intl., is produced by Brit shingle NDF Intl. and marks Nooshin’s debut feature.

Domestic deal was negotiated by Cohen Media Group’s exec vice president Gary Rubin and Pathe Intl.’s exec vice president Muriel Sauzay.

Under the pact, Cohen Media will release the $2 million pic, which is in post-production, theatrically in the U.S.

Distrib snapped up the project off of the back of an $800 teaser trailer and the script, penned by Nooshin and Andy Love, which was tapped for the U.K./Ireland Black List (a list of the best unproduced scripts in Blighty and Ireland).

NDF’s Ado Yoshizaki and Zack Winfield produce while CEO Michiyo Yoshizaki exec produces along side Future Films’ Stephen Margolis.

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