Sundance: 'Equity' Nabbed by Sony Pictures Classics

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Anna Gunn stars in the drama from director Meera Menon.

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up worldwide rights to the Wall Street drama Equity.

In the film, Anna Gunn plays a senior investment banker that finds herself entangled in a web of politics and deception after she leads a controversial tech IPO and is being investigated by an aggressive prosecutor (Alysia Reiner) from her past. James Purefoy also stars.

Equity was directed by Meera Menon from a screenplay penned by Amy Fox, while Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas acted as producers.

The pic is set to screen Jan. 26 in the U.S. Dramatic section of the Sundance Film Festival. 

CAA repped the filmmakers.