Cannes 2012: Paul Verhoeven's 'Tricked' Pre-Sold to Three Countries
CANNES - Tricked, the latest film from Dutch director Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall, Basic Instinct), has been pre-sold to a number of territories, Film Content Company Europe said here on Monday.
FCCE closed pre-sale deals with D’Vision for France, Activers Entertainment for South Korea and At Entertainment for Japan.
The drama with the tag line "lies always backfire" focuses on a real estate tycoon and womanizer played by Peter Blok (Black Book). His business partners are scheming behind his back and one of his lovers shows up uninvited - and pregnant - at his birthday party thrown by his wife.
Verhoeven used social media to gather contributions from fans on the screenplay.