Cannes: Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon' Sells Wide

The Elle Fanning film sells across Europe and Asia.

Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon, starring Elle Fanning, has sold in major territories including Germany, the U.K., Italy, Benelux, Latin America, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Romania, Turkey, Scandinavia and Canada.

Fanning stars as an aspiring model in Los Angeles whose youth and beauty becomes an obsession of a group of jealous women who will use any means necessary to get what she has.

The film co-stars Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Desmond Harrington, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves.

The follow-up to Refn's Only God Forgives is being produced under Refn's Space Rocket Nation banner and producing partner Lene Borglum in association with French companies Wild Bunch and Gaumont.

The film is shooting in Los Angeles and is expected to be delivered in 2016.