Trade Breaks: 12, Capacity, Devil

“Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to helmer Nikita Mikhalkov’s courtroom drama “12,” a loose adaptation of Sidney Lumet’s 1957 morality tale “12 Angry Men.” Set in contemporary Russia, the film concerns a young Chechen boy on trial for killing his adoptive father and the group of ethnic Slav jurors divided by “racism and prejudice” who must determine the boy’s innocence…” (full details)

“IFC Entertainment has picked up all North American rights to Terry Kinney’s quirky Sundance comedy “Diminished Capacity”. Matthew Broderick plays a Chicago newspaper editor who suffers a concussion and loses his memory. He takes a break to visit his senile uncle (Alan Alda) in Missouri, and the pair end up on a road trip with his high school girlfriend (Virginia Madsen)…” (full details)

“Dark Sky Films and Glass Eye Pix are partnering for “The House of the Devil.” The horror thriller from writer-director Ti West (“Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever”) deals with a young woman who takes on more than she bargained for in a babysitting job. Production is set to begin in Connecticut in mid-March, with casting now underway…” (full details)