Peace Arch grabs pair of Boll films


TORONTO -- Peace Arch Entertainment said Wednesday that it has bought the Canadian DVD rights to German filmmaker Uwe Boll's "In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale" and "Postal."

Toronto-based Peace Arch said the agreement with Boll AG gives it all rights, including theatrical and DVD, to both films.

"In the Name of the King," an action film based on the Dungeon Siege video game, stars Jason Statham, Burt Reynolds, Ray Liotta and Claire Forlani.

The dark comedy "Postal" stars Dave Foley, Zack Ward and Verne Troyer. Also based on a video game, "Postal" is set for a February theatrical release.