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Saban Films Buy Thriller 'So Cold The River - EXCLUSIVE!

Saban Films Buy Thriller 'So Cold The River - EXCLUSIVE!

Saban Films acquired North America and South Africa rights to So Cold The River a new thriller that was written by Paul Shoulberg. The deal was forged with the UK-based distribution and sales company Blue Finch Film, which also includes rights of the film to Australia and New Zealand via Sabans partners at Defiant Screen Entertainment.

The film stars Bethany Joy Lenz (the Good Catholic), as well as Michael Koryta, in which he is famous for his novel, The Dead: The Good.

The film is directed by Claire Tuft, Zachary Spicer and John Armstrong. Executive producers are Pete Yonkman, Carl Cook, Michael Koryta, and Bethany Joy Lenz.

The deal was brokered by Mike Chapman and Russell Webber for Blue Finch Films and Steve Break on behalf of Saban Film. Sabans will announce release plans later.

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