August 03, 2006 07:38:49 GMT
Lions Gate Films has obtained U.S and U.K distribution rights to German-produced feature of "Blood Trails."
Being the winner of the Audience Award at Edinburgh's Dead by Dawn horror festival, "Blood Trails" has successfully planted deep impression on Lions Gate for sure. The company has been reported to have acquired both U.S and U.K distribution rights of the film and is set to release it in the States by September at the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.
A German-produced feature, "Blood Trails" follows the story of a bike messenger whose life becomes a living hell after a one-night stand with a mysterious stranger. Robert Krause seats as both director and writer with Oliver Simon producing. Cast include Ben Price, Rebecca Palmer, Tom Frederic, Christian Heiner Wolf, and J.J. Straub.
A Vancouver-based entertainment company, Lions Gate has grown to be the most commercially-successful film and television distribution company based outside of the United States by 2004. Among the movies released under the company's distribution were "American Psycho", "Lord of War", and "Madea's Family Reunion" among others.