Remstar acquires Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot film

Montreal-based Remstar will distribute the film, based on the true story of the West Memphis Three, in Canada later this year.
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Montreal distributor Remstar Films has acquired the Canadian rights to Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot film about the West Memphis Three.

The crime drama is based on the true story about three men accused and convicted as teenagers for the murders of three boys as part of an apparent satanic ritual.

Devil’s Knot stars Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth, along with Dan DeHaan and Amy Ryan.

Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson wrote the script, and Mychael Danna, following his Oscar win for the Life of Pi score, will compose the film’s music.

Remstar will distribute the film in Canada later this year. eOne is handling rights in all media for the film in Canada in collaboration with Remstar, with the exception of theatrical, VOD and French-language TV rights in Canada.