Liam Neeson thriller ‘Tombstones’ sells to Canada, U.K., Spain

Scott Frank-directed pic sold by Exclusive in numerous major territories

Exclusive Media has sold its Liam Neeson thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones” to several major territories.

The movie, first unveiled at Cannes in May as part of Exclusive Media’s three-year co-financing co-production deal with Cross Creek, is on track to shoot in New York City in February.

Exclusive Media has completed a multi-territory all rights deal with Alliance for Canada, Momentum for the U.K. and Aurum for Spain. It’s also closed deals with Pony Canyon for Japan, Metropolitan for France, Square One/Wild Bunch for Germany, Implus for Switzerland, Village Roadshow for Greece, Boomerang for South Korea, CDC for Latin America, Lusomondo for Portugal and Surreal for CIS + Baltic States.

Other deals include Deltamac for Hong Kong; Myndform for Iceland, Tanweer for India, PT Amero for Indonesia, United King for Israel, Lotus Five Star for Malaysia, Front Row for Middle East, Cathay for Singapore, Nu Metro for South Africa, IPA Asia for Thailand, Serenity for Taiwan and Tanweer for Turkey.

“A Walk Among the Tombstones,” directed by Scott Frank, is based on Lawrence Block’s Matt Scudder books. “Tombstones” will be produced by Double Feature Films partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher with Danny DeVito and his Jersey Films.

The movie will be released theatrically in the U.S. through Cross Creek’s distribution deal with Universal. “Tombstones” follows a former NYPD cop, now an unlicensed private eye and a recovering alcoholic, hired to find the kidnapped wife of a drug dealer.

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