Artistic License acquires Scheider film


Artistic License Films has acquired US theatrical rights to Benjamin and Orson Cummings' film noir thriller "If I Didn't Care" starring Bill Sage and Roy Scheider. Sage plays a Hamptons real estate agent who plots with his mistress to kill his wealthy wife. Scheider plays the local cop who's on his tail. The film is set for a limited Aug. 3 release in the New York area, followed by a national rollout.

The deal was negotiated for Artistic License side by Robert Seigel of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard with Mary Miles of Greenberg Traurig on behalf of the filmmakers.