By Jay A. Fernandez | Indiewire September 11, 2012 at 10:52AM
IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the thriller “Breaking the Girls” from Myriad Pictures at the Toronto International Film Festival market. The film will receive a limited theatrical release.
Madeline Zima, Agnes Bruckner and Shawn Ashmore star in the story of a college student and her manipulative new friend, who make a pact to murder each other’s enemies to disastrous results. “But I’m a Cheerleader” filmmaker Jamie Babbit directed from a screenplay by Mark Distefano and Guinevere Turner.
Myriad’s Kirk D’Amico produced along with Andrea Sperling (“Like Crazy”). Peter Abrams and Robert Levy of Tapestry Films are executive producers.
Sundance Selects/IFC Films exec Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal with D’Amico.
IFC Films has recently released “Sleepwalk With Me,” “About Cherry” and “Your Sister’s Sister.” Upcoming releases include “Liberal Arts,” “Room 237” and “On the Road,” which is screening in the Toronto program.