Norwegian action pic sells to Rialto in Oz
EOne has taken North American rights for Norwegian action-adventure pic “Escape,” and Rialto Distribution has nabbed theatrical distribution rights for Australia.Pic, which is directed by Roar Uthaug, is produced by Martin Sundland and Are Heidenstrom for Fantefilm Fiksjon. Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Isabel Christine Andreasen and Milla Olin topline. The film, which started pre-sales in Berlin, already has sold to Momentum in the U.K., Koch Media in Germany, Aurum in Spain, Film Europe in Czech Republic and Slovakia and Gulf Film in the Middle East. “Escape” is distributed by Nordisk Film in Norway, where it preems Sept. 28.