E1 takes Canadian rights to 'Chloe'

Atom Egoyan thriller stars Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore

TORONTO -- Canadian distributor E1 Entertainment Canada has picked up the Canadian rights to Atom Egoyan's "Chloe" ahead of its festival screenings in Toronto and San Sebastian (HR, August 21).

Toronto-based E1 plans a December 2009 release for the Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried-starring thriller about a doctor who hires an escort to seduce her cheating husband.

E1 brokered the distribution deal with Studio Canal and Ivan Reitman's The Montecito Picture Company.