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AFM 2011: Entertainment One Seizes Post-Apocalyptic Thriller 'The Day'

The Day - Toronto Film Still - H 2011

E1 takes rights in the U.K., France, Scandinavia and South Africa for the sci-fi feature starring Dominic Monaghan, Shawn Ashmore, Cory Hardrict, Shannyn Sossamon and Ashley Bell.

Los Angeles – Entertainment One has signed a multiple rights deal with Content Film for The Day, a post-apocalyptic thriller from director Doug Aarniokoski.

E1 picked up rights for the UK, France, Scandinavia and South Africa for the sci-fi feature in which five humans struggle to survive in a ravaged wasteland as they fight their way towards a promised land. The Day stars Shawn Ashmore, Dominic Monaghan, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Shannyn Sossamon, Ashley Bell and Michael Eklund.

Content also signed a Japanese deal for the film with Nettai Museum. Splendid Film picked up rights for German-speaking Europe and Benelux in an earlier deal. The Day had its AFM market premiere on Wednesday and is screening Friday at 1 pm at the AMC Santa Monica.