Cannes: D Films Takes Canadian Rights to Jennifer Aniston-Starrer 'Cake'

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TORONTO – Canadian distributor D Films has picked up the Canadian rights to the Jennifer Aniston-starring theatrical drama Cake.

The deal with Conquistador Entertainment follows the film about a woman who becomes fascinated by the suicide of a member of her chronic pain support group wrapping production on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Cake, directed by Daniel Barnz, is the first in a five-movie linkup between Chinese TV producer Shenghua Entertainment and After Dark Films under the banner Cinelou Films.

The indie film, based on a Black List script by Patrick Tobin, also stars Anna Kendrick and Sam Worthington.

Aniston serves as an executive producer on the film, along with Ben Barnz and Kristin Hahn as producers.

The Canadian acquisition was negotiated by Michael Robson for D Films and Pascal Borno and Scott Karol on behalf of Conquistador Entertainment.

CAA and WME represent the film’s domestic distribution rights.

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