Image Entertainment Snags Hilary Swank Film 'The Resident'

Image Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to the thriller The Resident from Exclusive Media Group’s Hammer Films. The company plans a theatrical release in the spring.

Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Christopher Lee and Lee Pace star in the story of a doctor (Swank) who moves into a spacious loft in Brooklyn after separating from her husband and discovers that someone is watching her. Antti Jokinen directed.

“The accomplished cast and creative team behind the film have done an extraordinary job in bringing this compelling and thrilling story to life,” said Image acquisitions chief Bill Bromiley. “We are proud to be a part of the new Hammer family and excited to be working with the team at Exclusive Media with their exceptional track record.”

Exclusive Films International is handling foreign sales on the film.