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Parlay pacts on ‘Words,’ ‘Arbitrage’

Pics sold to multiple territories at AFM

Lisa Wilson’s Parlay Films is seeing solid sales for its titles “The Words” and “Arbitrage” at the American Film Market.

“The Words” stars Bradley Cooper as a writer at the peak of his literary success who discovers the price he must pay for stealing another’s work. Key markets sold include Australia/Fiji to Becker; Canada to Alliance; China to DDDream; CIS/Baltic States to West; France to FIP; Germany to Wild Bunch; Italy to Eagle; and Spain to Planeta.

“Words” is the directorial debut of “Tron Legacy” scribes Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal.

“Arbitrage,” directed by Nicholas Jarecki, centers on a troubled hedge-fund magnate, played by Richard Gere, who turns to an unlikely person for help after a crucial mistake involving a sale in his trading empire. Major territories sold are China to DDDream; CIS/Baltic States to MGN; France to Metropolitan; Germany to Wild Bunch; Italy to M2; Latin America to Swen; Scandinavia to Svensk and Spain to Tripics.

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