AFM: Global Buyers Book Emma Roberts' Horror-Thriller 'February' (Exclusive)
So far, the film starring Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton, is heading to the U.K., France, Australia, Latin America, Indonesia, the Middle East and beyond.
After premiering at Toronto and finding a U.S. home with A24 and DirecTV, the horror-thriller February has been snapped up for a bevy of international markets.
The film, which stars emerging horror specialist Emma Roberts (Scream Queens, Scream 4, American Horror Story) alongside Mad Men’s Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton (Miss Potter), is heading to the U.K. (Paramount), France (Synergy), Australia and New Zealand (Village Roadshow), Latin America (Alebrije), New Poland (Kino Swiat), the Philippines (Pioneer), Thailand (M Pictures), Indonesia (Prima), Malaysia and Vietnam (Sahamongkol) and the Middle East (Falcon).
Highland Film Group has been locking down the deals for February, which was written and directed by Osgood Perkins in his feature debut. The story follows two young students who get caught up in hellacious happenings at a prestigious prep school for girls while holed up during the winter break.
February is produced by Rob Paris (Everly), Adrienne Biddle (Lies & Alibis) and Bryan Bertino (The Strangers). Sales of the film are continuing at AFM.