A24 Closing on Deal for Sundance Midnight Breakout ‘Talk to Me’ (EXCLUSIVE)

A24 is in final talks to acquire the North American rights to “Talk to Me” after the feature’s debut at the Sundance Film Festival, Variety has learned. The film fetched a figure in the high seven-figure range, according to sources.

The Australian horror feature enjoyed a buzzy premiere in the festival’s genre-slanted Midnight Selections lineup, drawing strong reviews for its striking performances and gnarly gore. The distributor has set plans to give “Talk to Me” a wide theatrical release over the summer movie season. Bankside Films is negotiating the sale, and the deal has yet to close.

The film, which stars Sophia Wilde, Miranda Otto,

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