Aquisitions: After.Life, CA$H, Stolen, Betty

Anchor Bay Films has acquired US and UK theatrical rights Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo’s psychological thriller “After.Life” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a young woman (Christina Ricci) hovering between life and death. Liam Neeson lplays a funeral director who might bury her alive. Justin Long and Josh Charles also star.

No specific date is yet set, but a Spring release is being targeted.

Roadside Attractions has acquired all U.S. rights to Stephen Milburn’s action thriller “CA$H” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a Chicago couple (Chris Hemsworth and Victoria Profeta) who come upon a suitcase full of cash. Sean Bean plays the villain of the piece.

Roadside will give the film a limited theatrical release on March 26th.

IFC Films has scored North American rights to Anders Anderson and Andy Steinman’s “Stolen” for A2 Entertainment reports Variety.

Glenn Taranto penned the script which follows a small-town police chief who works to find out the truth behind the mummified remains of a dead boy found in a box. He was buried for 50 years.

Josh Lucas, Jon Hamm, James Van Der Beek and Rhona Mitra co-star. IFC will release the project in early March.

Betty Anne Waters
Fox Searchlight has acquired North American and select international rights to the Hilary Swank drama “Betty Anne Waters” which it will release this Fall says The Hollywood Reporter.

The Tony Goldwyn-directed true drama follows a high school dropout and single mother who puts herself through law school, the main reason being to overturn her brother’s murder conviction.

Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis and Peter Gallagher.