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Erik Van Looy's Men Behaving Badly Pic 'Loft' Goes to Dark Castle Entertainment

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood August 13, 2012 at 12:31PM

Erik Van Looy's English-language remake of his own 2008 Belgian infidelity thriller, "Loft," has been acquired by Joel Silver's Dark Castle Entertainment. According to Vlaamse Film's Facebook announcement, distribution will go through Dark Horse's WB output deal, even though Silver has moved on to Universal.
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Erik Van Looy's English-language remake of his own 2008 Belgian infidelity thriller, "Loft," has been acquired by Joel Silver's Dark Castle Entertainment. According to Vlaamse Film's Facebook announcement, distribution will go through Dark Horse's WB output deal, even though Silver has moved on to Universal.

Wesley Strick adapted Bart DePauw's script about five married friends who share a loft where they bring their mistresses. When an unknown dead woman is found in the loft, the friends suspect each other of murder. The philandering husbands are played by Wentworth Miller, James Marsden, Karl Urban, Eric Stonestreet and Matthias Schoenaerts ("Bullhead," "Rust and Bone" and the original "Loft"), while Rhona Mitra, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Margarita Levieva and Kristin Lehman tackle their wives and mistresses.

The film was produced by Anonymous Content and Belgium's Woestijnvis. Executive producers are Silver, Andrew Rona and Steve Richards. 

Trailer is below:
 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.