Acquisitions: September, Escapist, Souls

“R.J. Cutler’s documentary “The September Issue”, which follows Vogue editor Anna Wintour as she pulls together the magazine’s September issue, has secured a pickup from Roadside Attractions. A&E will have the TV debut after theatrical and homevid windows…” (full details)

“IFC Films has acquired US distribution rights to the British prison break film “The Escapist,” starring Brian Cox, Dominic Cooper and Joseph Fiennes and directed by tyro helmer Rupert Wyatt. An April US release is planned…” (full details)

“Samuel Goldwyn picked up the U.S. rights to Cold Souls. Written and directed by Sophie Barthes, Paul Giamatti plays an actor whose name is Paul Giamatti. Things get weird for him when he finds a service that can swap people’s souls. Emily Watson also stars in the film…” (full details)