AFM: Arclight Takes Multiple Sales On Kazuaki Kiriya's 'Last Knights'
Action movie features Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman
Arclight Films has announced sales in multiple territories on Last Knight, an action feature with Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis and Tsuyoshi Ihara at American Film Market. The film was directed by Kazuaki Kiriya.
The movie is about 47 warriors who hatch a plan to obliterate a corrupt empire after their master is unfairly condemned to death by an Emperor's underling.
"We had aggressive offers from all over the world and we’re delighted to have not only met but exceed distributors expectations for the film," said Clay Epstein, senior vice president for sales and acquisitions for Arclight Films, who hailed the welcome the project received at AFM.
In Asia, Last Knights was bought by Colorful Garden Co for Myanmar, Pioneer Films for Philippines, PT Amero Mitra for Indonesia, RAM INDO for Malaysia and VISWAAS for India.
In Europe, the film was picked up by Aqua Piena for Turkey, Hollywood Entertainment for Greece/Cyprus, Mediaset Espana for Spain, Signature for the UK, Wild Bunch for Germany and Artfilm for C.I.S.
The Australian rights to Last Knights were taken by Transmission Films while South Africa was claimed by Silverbird Cinemas and Italia Film International for the Middle East.
The outfit said multiple offers from various territories around the world were still being fielded.
Also at AFM, Arclight's Asian unit Easternlight said it was partnering with Chinese film/TV production and distribution company Huace on female superhero movie Lights Out.