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Benaroya Pictures and International Film Trust have acquired the rights to the remaining international territories for Cell, the forthcoming film based on the bestselling Stephen King novel. The film is set to be directed by Tod Williams (Paranormal Activity 2). Read on for the full press release.

(Cannes, France) – May 15, 2013 – On the eve of the Cannes Film Market, Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment’s newly formed international sales company, International Film Trust (Ift), has added a new title to their Cannes slate: the Stephen King adaptation, Cell starring John Cusack, it was announced today by Ift President Ariel Veneziano.

Ift has acquired the remaining international territories for Cell, based on the novel by Stephen King, with Benaroya Pictures now on board to finance and co-produce.

Cell stars Golden Globe nominee John Cusack (2012) and will be directed by Tod “Kip” Williams (Paranormal Activity 2, The Door In The Floor).

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