Matthew McConaughey Drama Lands Worldwide Distribution Deals

Matthew McConaughey Drama 'Sea of Trees'

'Sea of Trees' is sold throughout Europe and Asia

Matthew McConaughey and Gus Van Sant came to Cannes last week to pitch a crowd of international buyers on their new drama, “Sea of Trees.” Six days later, the film about a man lost in Japan’s Aokigahara forest has secured distribution deals in most regions around the world.

The movie, which begins filming this summer, has sold to the U.K. (Entertainment One), Australia and New Zealand (Entertainment One), Benelux (Belga), Eastern Europe (Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions), France (SND), Greece (Odeon), Hong Kong (Apsara), Iceland (Sam), India and Pakistan (Apsara), Indonesia (Apsara), Israel (United King), Italy (Lucky Red), Japan (Parco), Malaysia (Apsara), Pan-Latin America (Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions), the Philippines (Apsara), Portugal (Leopardo), CIS & the Baltic States (West), Scandinavia (Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions), Singapore (Apsara), South Africa (Times Media South Africa), Switzerland (Ascot Elite), Turkey (Chantier), Airlines (Jaguar), South East Asian TV (Apsara), South Korea (Sookie), Taiwan (Apsara), Thailand (Apsara) and Vietnam (Apsara).

Alex Walton’s new shingle Bloom is handling international sales. CAA and WME Global are handling domestic.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 1

Leave a Reply

1 Comment

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Ethan Archer says:

    Any news on where it will be filmed?

More Film News from Variety

Loading