August 12, 2006 02:46:03 GMT
The Weinstein Company has acquired North American distribution rights to Darrell James Roodt's suspense-thriller of "Prey."
The Weinstein Company is taking full speed indeed. Barely obtained the distribution rights to "Nomad", it has already carried out the same thing to a suspense-thriller flick entitled "Prey" for North America region.
Starring Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller, Jamie Bartlett, and Carly Schroeder, pic focuses on a horrible occurrence experienced by an American family when they are stalked by lions after becoming lost in a game reserve during their trip to Africa. Darrell James Roodt does double jobs of directing and writing the screenplay, the latter task being carried out alongside Beau Bauman and Jeff Wadlow.
Owned by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, The Weinstein Company was established in 2005 not long after the duo left Disney-owned Miramax Films which they had co-founded in 1979. Its latest production, "Pulse", comes up on theaters this week.