Icon out on a 'Wire' for U.K.


LONDON -- Icon Film Distribution has taken U.K. theatrical and home entertainment rights to James Marsh's documentary "Man on Wire" from U.K. production banner Wall to Wall.

The Sundance winner tells the story of Philippe Petit's daring plan to walk a high wire between New York's twin towers in 1974.

Produced by Simon Chinn, the documentary also counts Jonathan Hewes as executive producer.

Magnolia Pictures will distribute in North America. The Works is handling international sales.