Weinstein Co. stirs ‘Awake’

BERLIN — The Weinstein Co. has finalized sales to most major territories on Joby Harold’s thriller “Awake,” starring Hayden Christensen and Jessica Alba.
Pic, which just finished shooting, has been picked up by Pan-Europeene in France, Kinowelt in Germany, Eagle in Italy and Icon for the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. Artport has bought rights in Japan, Svensk in Scandinavia, West in Russia and Sun Distribution in Latin America.

Christensen plays a wealthy young heart transplant patient who because of an anesthetist’s error finds himself conscious though immobile during the operation, and discovers that his wife and doctors are conspiring to kill him.

Terrence Howard and Lena Olin co-star.

TWC will release the movie in North America.

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