Out of Cannes, Spanish horror The Boogeyman: The Origin of the Myth (El Hombre Del Saco) has been acquired for release in several territories, with Deadline reporting this morning that Mantícora has picked up all rights for Latin America, the U.S. and Canada.
Deadline’s report continues, “In addition, Amazon’s Prime Video has acquired Spanish SVOD rights, and Antena 3 grabbed free-TV rights.”
“The film follows a group of teenagers who discover that the terrifying legend of The Bogeyman is real after the mysterious disappearances of several children in a small town.”
Ángel Gómez Hernández directed the film, written by Juma Fodde (You Shall Not Sleep), Ignacio García Cucucovich, Ángel Gómez Hernández (Voces) and Gustavo Hernández (The Silent House). World rights are represented by FilmSharks.
Javier Botet (REC, Mama, The Conjuring 2), Macarena Gomez (HBO’s 30 Coins) and Manolo Solo (La Fortaleza, The Good Boss) star in The Boogeyman: The Origin of the Myth.