Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon’ Sells At Cannes

by Lynn Sorel

Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon’ has made strong sales all over the world for Gaumont and Wild Bunch.   Deals included are for Germany (Koch Media), UK (Icon), Italy (IIF), Benelux (Cineart), Latin America (California Filmes), South Korea (Double and Joy), Indonesia (Pt Amero), Japan (Gaga), Philippines (Pioneer), Taiwan (Movie Cloud), Portugal (Leopardo), Hungary (Vertigo), Poland (Gutek), Czech Rep and Slovakia (Film Europe), Romania (Indepedenta), Former Yugoslavia (MCF), Turkey (Fabula), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Canada (D Film).  The film stars Elle Fanning and the story centers around an aspiring model named Jesse who moves to Los Angeles, where a group of insane, beauty obsessed women try to steal her youth from her.  Space Rocket Nation, Refn’s banner, is producing, with Lene Borglum. ‘The Neon Demon’ is currently filming. 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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