Raven Banner picks up worldwide rights to The Eternal

The Canadian genre distributor will also co-produce the horror/thriller by director Justin McConnell of Unstable Ground.

Raven Banner has picked up the worldwide rights to the Michael Biehn-starring vampire pic The Eternal, which the Canadian distributor will co-produce with Unstable Ground.

The film will be directed by Justin McConnell, and also stars Adam Kenneth Wilson.

The Eternal, about a 500-year-old vampire who wants to die, was written by McConnell, Wilson and the late Kevin Hutchinson.

Avi Federgreen will produce The Eternal, with Lorne Gross and McConnell executive producing.

Production is set for 2013.

Raven Banner managing partners Michael Paszt and James Fler negotiated the deal with Unstable Ground’s McConnell.