December 13, 2006 07:12:20 GMT
The Weinstein Company has secured rights to distribute a Japan thriller fantasy entitled "Nightmare Detective" in North America, the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
Keeps looking around for potential flick worth to be taken under its wings, The Weinstein Company has picked up "Nightmare Detective" for distribution in North America, the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.
A Japan production originally titled "Akumu tantei" slated for release in the country on January 13, pic tells the story of a female detective who investigates a pair of mysterious suicides in which both victims dialed zero on their mobile phones just seconds before they died, leading her to a man with the power to enter people's dreams.
Film's cast includes Ryuhei Matsuda, Masanobu Ando, and singer Hitomi with Shinya Tsukamoto taking matters on both writing and directing as well as producing alongside Shin-Ichi Kawahara and Yumiko Takebe.