Fox Int’l steps on ‘Floor’

Americas, Spain rights nabbed for thriller

Fox Intl. has acquired rights to North America, Latin America and Spain on “The 7th Floor,” starring Ricardo Darin.

Patxi Amezcua’s followup to edgy crime thriller “25 Carat,” “7th Floor” was written by Amezcua and Alejo Flah. A November shoot is scheduled.

Pic teams Telecinco Cinema (“The Impossible,” “Pan’s Labyrinth”), El Toro Producciones (“Tad, the Lost Explorer”) and Ikiru Films (“Lope,” “Ghost Graduation”) out of Spain and K&S (“The Last Elvis,” “Buenos Aires 1977″) and Cepa Audiovisual in Argentina.”

Deal for “7th Floor” was negotiated by Film Factory’s Vicente Canales and Matias Mosteirin from K&S Films, both repping the producers, and Fox exec VP of acquisitions Tony Safford.

“We have a very close collaboration record with the producers involved, and the strength of the script along with the potential of the talent involved make a fantastic opportunity for us,” said Griselda Fortunato, general manager of Fox Theatrical, Argentina.

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