Arclight Films closes deals on 'Assimilate'
From Screen Daily: Gary Hamilton’s Arclight Films has announced a raft of sales on Cam Gigandet and Joel Courtney bodysnatcher sci-fi thriller Assimilate
Assimilate, about youngsters who use their web series to alert the outside world that aliens are killing and replacing their fellow small town residents, has gone to Splendid Film for Benelux, Germany, and Switzerland.
Rights have also gone in Latin America (Gussi), Japan (Fine Films), Malaysia and Thailand (Logo Motion Pictures), Greece (Spentzos), and Vietnam (Vietnam Mango Films). Gravitas Ventures will release the film in the US theatrically and on VOD on May 24.
John Murlowski directed from a screenplay he wrote with Steven Palmer Peterson. William Fay and John Murlowski produced. The cast includes Andi Matichak and Calum Worthy.