eOne handling U.K., U.S. releases
Entertainment One has acquired rights in English speaking territories to offbeat comedy “Teen Lust,” starring Cary Elwes, Kristin Bauer van Straten (“True Blood”), Jesse Carere (“Skins”), Daryl Sabara and Annie Clark.
Kyle Mann (“Capote”) is producing through his Independent Edge Films, with production starting in mid-August in Canada.
eOne will handle distribution in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia/NZ and South Africa. TAJJ Media will handle international sales.
Blaine Thurier is directing from a script he co-wrote with “This Is The End” writer Jason Stone. Carere plays an awkward high school student who must lose his virginity before being sacrificed by a local religious cult.
David Reckziegel of eOne Films negotiated the deal.
Carere, Sabara and Elwes are represented by APA. Clark is represented by Norbert Abrams. Bauer van Straten and Elwes are managed by Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment, Carere is managed by Artists Representation Company, and Sabara is managed by Untitled Entertainment.