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Toronto: Sony Nabs Key Markets for Elizabeth Olsen Film ‘Therese’

Sony Worldwide acquistions takes multiple markets

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired several key markets for Elizabeth Olsen’s romantic thriller “Therese,” which is debuting at the Toronto Film Festival.

Territories sold to SPWA include the U.K., Germany, Austrai, Scandinavia, Benelux and Latin America

The movie, based on Emile Zola’s novel “Therese Raquin,” centers on adultery and murder in 19th-century Paris. Jessica Lange portrays the title character’s aunt, Tom Felton plays her cousin, and Oscar Isaac plays her lover.

Charlie Stratton directed. Producers are Mickey Liddell CEO of LD Entertainment, Pete Shilaimon, and William Horberg of Wonderful Films.

The deal was negotiated by Alex Walton on behalf of Exclusive Media with Michael Helfand, Chan Phung and Jon Freedberg on behalf of SPWA.

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