Cannes: Arclight Takes Worldwide Sales Rights on 'Pali Road'

Arclight Films

The movie is first in Crimson Forest Entertainment's slate of films with Chinese partners and stars Jackson Rathbone and Michelle Chen.

Arclight Films has picked up international sales rights on on the mystery thriller Pali Road, featuring Taiwanese actress Michelle Chen and Jackson Rathbone from The Twilight Saga.

The movie is the first project in a slate of three films that Crimson Forest Entertainment is co-producing with Dadi Digital Film, China Film Assist, and Cuixing Media Group, who will distribute the film in China.

"We are excited to work with Arclight Films to introduce ‘Pali Road’ to audiences on a worldwide scale,” said director Jonathan Lim, who is also CEO of Crimson Forest Entertainment.

"The talented diverse cast, pace-quickening plotline and immersive cinematography are well poised to capture the imagination of viewers far and wide," said Lim.

Set in Hawaii, Pali Road tells the story of a young doctor who wakes up from a car accident and discovers she is married to another man and living a life she can’t remember.

The screenplay was written by Doc Pedrolie and Victoria Arch, and also features Sung Kang from the Fast and Furious franchise and Henry Ian Cusick.

Chen received the Asia Rising Star Award for her role in the hit Taiwanese movie, You are the Apple of My Eye.

The movie is produced by Kenneth Burke, along with Daxing Zhang, Jon Chiew of Huace Media and Xubing of BKW Entertainment. Executive producers are Grace Zhang and Geng Ling of Dadi Digital Cinema & China Film Assist, Ricardo S. Galindez and Roy J. Tjioe of Island Film Group, based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Anthony Lim and Danny Chan.