Samuel L. Jackson-Starrer The Samaritan Sells

10:15 AM PST 05/12/2011 by Etan Vlessing
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Indie thriller, directed by Canadian David Weaver, posts multiple market sales before teaser trailer and select scenes are shopped in Cannes.

TORONTO -- The Samuel L. Jackson-starrer The Samaritan is racking up international sales going into Cannes, with Germany’s ARD Degeto and Canada’s Entertainment One among the pre-buyers.

H2O Motion Pictures World Sales on Thursday unveiled other sales of the David Weaver-directed thriller to Greece’s Audio Visual,  Nordisk in Scandinavia, Switzerland’s Elite and Front Row for the Middle East.

The Samaritan, which wrapped production last week, also stars Tom Wilkinson, Luke Kirby and Ruth Negga, and is produced by Andras Hamori, Tony Wosk and Suzanne Cheriton.

International sales are being handled by Mark Horowitz for H2O Motion Pictures World Sales, who will be shopping a teaser trailer and select scenes in Cannes.

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