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Naomi Watts thriller ‘Lakewood’ proves hot seller for Mister Smith (exclusive)

Naomi Watts thriller ‘Lakewood’ proves hot seller for Mister Smith (exclusive)

Boies/Schiller Entertainment, Limelight fully financing with Stratagem.

Mister Smith has closed a raft of early sales on Phillip Noyce’s thriller Lakewood starring Naomi Watts, which wrapped production in Canada in late summer.

Wild Bunch has acquired the film for France, Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain, while Jaguar picked it up for the Middle East, Long Shong for Taiwan, and Belga Films for Benelux.

Deals have also closed in Indonesia (Pt Prima), Portugal (Nos Lusomundo), Poland (Best Film), Turkey (Filmarti), Greece (Odeon), Israel (United King), former Yugoslavia (Blitz), and Baltics (Acme).

The project was developed by Untapped Productions. Boies

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