The low seven figure-deal comes after “Kill Me Three Times” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in the Contemporary World Cinema section.
Teresa Palmer, Sullivan Stapleton, Bryan Brown and Callan Mulvey also star in the film. Kriv Stenders, the director of 2011’s “Red Dog,” helmed from a script by Irish screenwriter James McFarland. The story is told from three different points of view.
Shooting for “Kill Me Three Times” began a year ago in an Australian surfing town. Pegg plays a mercurial professional assassin, hired by a wealthy man (Mulvey) to kill his wife (Braga).
Producers are Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings and Tania Chambers. Production companies are Parabolic Pictures, Inc., Stable Way Entertainment, KM3T Productions Pty Ltd., and Feisty Dame Productions Pty Ltd.
WME Global brokered the deal, while Cargo Entertainment is handling international sales.
News was first reported by Deadline.com.