‘Tracers’ on sales track

FilmNation nabs pick ups around the world

Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment has made multiple foreign sales on Taylor Lautner starrer “Tracers” in Cannes this week.

The thriller, directed by Daniel Benmayor, has sold to Alliance Films for Blighty and Spain (via its U.K. arm Momentum Pictures and Spanish arm Aurum respectively), Metropolitan in France, Telepool in Germany, VVS in Canada and Village Roadshow in Australia.

Additional sales were concluded for CIS (West), Latin America (Sun Distribution), Benelux (eOne), Israel (Shani Film), Middle East (Italia), Scandinavia (Nordisk), Switzerland (Ascot Elite), Turkey (Aqua Pinema), South Africa (Ster Kinekor), South Korea (Dream West), Taiwan (SSG), Thailand (Sahamongkol), Hong Kong (Panorama), Indonesia (PT Amero), Malaysia (Golden Screen), Philippines (Pioneer) and Singapore (Shaw).

Lautner plays a New York City bicycle messenger in debt to an organized crime gang. “Twilight” saga producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment are producing.

WME reps domestic rights.

“Given Taylor’s huge fan following, audiences everywhere are looking forward to ‘Tracers,’ ” Basner said. “We’re thrilled buyers responded so well to the project.”

FilmNation are also in town shopping Sofia Coppola pic “Bling Ring,” and Cannes competish titles “Mud” and “Lawless,” helmed by Jeff Nichols and John Hillcoat respectively.

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