Nu Image hits ‘Boiling Point’

Co. picks up worldwide rights

CANNES — Nu Image has picked up worldwide rights on the psychological thriller “Boiling Point” from new production and financing entity Zuma Entertainment.

“Boiling Point” is about a recently freed mental patient who reverts to having murderous, schizophrenic tendencies.

Zuma prexy Daniel P. Cannon will exec produce the film with partner Robert Niksefat. Producers are Mark Boot of Film Experiment Co. and Zvia Dimbort. Niksefat and Dimbort previously teamed up on the Nu Image title “Cold Heart.”

Zuma was established to finance independent films and facilitate export and import loan guarantees for indie films.

Company plans to produce and finance three to six titles during its first year with budgets of up to $15 million.

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