The LA-based Bleiberg Entertainment will kick off international sales in Cannes on the Sundance drama “Experimenter” starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder.
Bleiberg Entertainment will screen Michael Almereyda’s Experimenter in the market and the plan is to secure international festival slots throughout the summer.
Magnolia Pictures pounced on North American rights in Park City and plans a theatrical release this year.
The film chronicles Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram’s 1961 ‘obedience experiments’ on subjects who were made to believe they were administering electric shocks to people who unbeknown to them were actors.
The cast includes Jim Gaffigan, Taryn Manning, Anton Yelchin, Kellan Lutz, Dennis Haysbert, John Leguizamo, Anthony Edwards, Danny A Abeckaser, Eduardo Ballerini, Josh Hamilton, Lori Singer and Vondie Curtis-Hall.
Uri Singer produced with Fabio Golombek, Isen Robbins, Aimee Schoof, Abeckaser and Per Melita.