D Films has picked up The Paperboy, the upcoming film from Precious director Lee Daniels that stars Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey and John Cusack.
The indie distributor acquired the exclusive Canadian rights in all media to the drama about two brothers investigating a case involving a death row inmate from Millennium Films.
The Paperboy, which is slated for a release this year, is produced by Daniels, Nu Image, Inc./Millennium Films and Benaroya Pictures.
The Canadian deal was hammered out by D Films’ president and CEO Jim Sherry and Millennium Entertainment president of strategic planning and television David Sobieraj.
Source: Hollywood Reporter