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‘Number’ game

Hartnett, Freeman, Willis get 'Lucky'

The U.K.’s Capitol Films has concluded a slew of major territorial presales on “Lucky Number Slevin,” being directed by Paul McGuigan.

Pic, which stars Josh Hartnett, Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu and Ben Kingsley, has sold to Constantin in Germany, Art Port in Japan and Tri Pictures in Spain. Pic is in preproduction for a December start.

Deals join other key sales of pic to Entertainment in the UK, Scanbox in Scandinavia, CRC in Italy, and Belga in Benelux. Capitol is also fielding offers for Australia, France and the US.

Ascendant Pictures and Capitol Films are financing the pic being produced by FilmEngine, set in the world of black and Jewish gangsters.

Constantin has also picked up German distribution rights to the Colin Farrell starrer “Ask the Dust,” which Paramount will distribute in the U.S. Pic, also starring Salma Hayek and Donald Sutherland, has sold to Pathe in the UK, Gaga in Japan, Filmax in Spain, CRC in Italy and Scanbox in Scandinavia.

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