Red Granite books ‘Motel’ room in top markets

John Cusack thriller lands distribution in France, Japan, other territories

Red Granite Intl. has closed distribution deals in nearly all international markets for the crime thriller “Motel,” starring John Cusack, Robert De Niro and Rebecca Da Costa.

The sales banner sold rights to “Motel” — currently in post-production — to Metropolitan in France, Nikkatsu in Japan and Universal in Spain and Scandinavia. It also made deals at the American Film Market for the U.K., Germany and Latin American.

“Motel” producers are Peter Graves and Warren Ostergard. Pic is directed by David Grovic and written by Paul Conway, James Russo and Grovic.

Story centers on a hitman (Cusack) who must fight his way through a cast of shadowy characters summoned to a backwater motel in the Delta bayou by the crime boss (De Niro) who hired him.

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