Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

According to Deadline ‘Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon,’ starring Kate Hudson, has been picked up by Saban Films for North American distribution.

Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon, starring Kate Hudson, breakout Korean actress Jeon Jong-seo, and Craig Robinson, is set to be released in North America by Saban Films.

Last year, the fantasy thriller, which also stars Ed Skrein and Evan Whitten, premiered at the Venice Film Festival before screening at a number of other major film festivals, including Zurich, Sitges, Busan, London, and Gent.

“Ana Lily Amirpour is one of the most talented and creative filmmakers working today,” said Saban Films’ Bill Bromiley. “Her voice and unique vision has continued to thrill audiences and introduce them to new, thought-provoking worlds and characters and this film will be no different.”

This year, Saban intends to distribute the picture in theatres.

The plot revolves around a girl with remarkable abilities who breaks free from a psychiatric facility and into the turbulent streets of New Orleans. The girl is taken under the wing of street-smart stripper Bonnie and her young kid as she struggles to make it on her own in the hedonism of the French Quarter. The cops are quickly drawn in by the trio’s antics, forcing the girl to take charge of her own fate.