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Ryan Reynold’s Supernatural Comedy ‘The Voices’ Picked Up by Lionsgate

Lionsgate has acquired U.S. distribution rights to supernatural comedy “The Voices,” starring Ryan Reynolds.

The deal was announced six weeks after the film’s premiere at Sundance.

Directed by Marjane Satrapi and written by Michael R. Perry, “The Voices” also stars Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick, and Jacki Weaver.

Producers are Matthew Rhodes, Adi Shankar, Roy Lee and Spencer Silna. The film is presented by Lionsgate and 1984 Private Defense Contractors and is a Mandalay Vision, Studio Babelsberg and Vertigo Entertainment production.

Reynolds plays a disturbed factory worker who yearns for the attention of a woman in accounting. His talking pets, a sinister cat and benevolent dog, lead him down a murderous path.

Satrapi previously directed “Persepolis,” based on her graphic novel, which won won the Jury Prize in Cannes.

Variety’s Peter Debruge gave the film a mixed review at Sundance.

The acquisition was negotiated by Jason Constantine, Eda Kowan and Wendy Jaffe for Lionsgate with CAA and UTA Independent Film Group, along with Loeb and Loeb, on behalf of the filmmakers and producers. Panorama Media’s Kim Fox handled international sales.

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