7 February 2012 1:00 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Anchor Bay Films announced today the acquisition of all North American distribution rights to director/writer Richard Bates Jr.'s debut feature film, Excision, which made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last month. Produced by Dylan Hale Lewis, the horror film features an all-star cast including: AnnaLynne McCord (90210), Traci Lords (Cry-Baby), Ariel Winter (Modern Family), Roger Bart (Desperate Housewives), Jeremy Sumpter (Soul Surfer), Malcolm McDowell, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds), Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God), Ray Wise (Good Night, And Good Luck) and John Waters. The deal was announced by Bill Clark, President of Anchor Bay Entertainment.

"We are pleased to be adding Excision to our slate this year," commented Kevin Kasha, Executive Vice President, Acquisitions and Co-Productions for Anchor Bay Films. "It has an amazing cast and we know Anchor Bay fans will love it!"

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