IFC acquires all US feature rights to Olivier Assayas' Carlos

MUMBAI: IFC Films has picked up all-US feature rights of Olivier Assayas‘ Carlos, a mini-series about terrorist Carlos The Jackal that will be shown on the Sundance Channel in spring next year.

The distribution house plans an autumn 2010 theatrical and VOD release to a shortened version of Sundance Channel‘s three-part mini-series of the same name.

Canal Plus will screen the film in early 2010. Studio Canal and Film En Stock‘s Daniel Leconte and Jens Meurer produced Carlos in association with Sundance Channel.

Edgar Ramirez stars in the lead as Carlos, who masterminded a wave of terrorist attacks across Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s and 80s. Carlos is mostly English-language with passages in French and Spanish.

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