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Bryan Cranston, Alice Eve Film ‘Cold Comes the Night’ Acquired by SPWA

Cranston portrays career criminal in thriller

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired all domestic and international rights to Tze Chun’s thriller “Cold Comes the Night,” starring Alice Eve, Bryan Cranston and Logan Marshall-Green.

Film, which also stars Ursula Parker and Leo Fitzpatrick,  is currently in post-production.

Mynette Louie of Syncopated Films and Trevor Sagan of Sasquatch Films produced. It was financed by Three Point Capital, Whitewater Films and Cherry Sky Films; exec producers are Scott Halle, Rick Rosenthal, Nick Morton, Jacob Pechenik and Ali Jazayeri.

“Cold” is directed by Chun from a script he wrote with Osgood Perkins, and Nick Simon. Chun’s debut feature “Children of Invention” premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Eve plays a struggling motel owner who, along with her daughter, is taken hostage by a career criminal (portrayed by Cranston) as he attempts to retrieve his cash package from a crooked cop (Marshall-Green).

UTA Independent Film Group and Andre Des Rochers of Gray Krauss Stratford Des Rochers LLP represented the filmmakers in negotiating the deal with SPWA’s  Michael Helfand.

Chun is represented by WME. Eve is represented by Untitled Entertainment, UTA and Independent Talent. Cranston is represented by UTA. Marshall-Green is represented by 3 Arts and CAA.

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