Berlin: Nicolas Cage's 'Dog Eat Dog' Sells for Germany, France, U.K.

Nicolas Cage

The free-spending actor lost four homes to foreclosure (in Bel-Air, Las Vegas and two properties in New Orleans). He then sued his business manager for $20 million for allegedly leading him down a path to bankruptcy.

Arclight Films closes multiple deals for the crime thriller, directed by Paul Schrader.

Berlin buyers have jumped on Dog Eat Dog, a crime thriller from Taxi Driver scribe Paul Schrader starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe.

Described as a gritty crime thriller about a kidnapping that goes horribly wrong, Dog Eat Dog was adapted from the Eddie Bunker novel of the same name by Schrader and Matt Wilder. Louisa Krause, Reynaldo Gallegos and Omar J. Dorsey also star.

Arclight has closed deals on Dog Eat Dog with Metropolitan for France, KSM for Germany, Inopia for Spain and Signature for U.K.. The film also sold across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

The film was produced by Mark Earl Burman of Pure Dopamine.

Cage is repped by CAA and Link Entertainment, as well as attorneys Jake Bloom and Patrick Knapp at Bloom Hergott. Dafoe is repped by Frank Fratteroli of Circle of Confusion and CAA. Schrader is repped by Parseghian Planco, and Jeff Berg at Resolution. Edward Bunker and his Estate are represented by Jeanne Field at Windfall Management.