ANCHOR BAY PICKS CARD PLAYER
Sources have informed FANGORIA that Anchor Bay Entertainment has picked up the U.S. rights to THE CARD PLAYER, Dario Argento?s latest giallo. Scripted by Argento and Franco Ferrini, the film centers on policewoman Anna Mari (Stefania Rocca in a variation on the role Asia Argento played in THE STENDHAL SYNDROME), who is taunted by a maniac who forces the cops to play on-line card games?if they lose, a woman he has captured dies brutally as they watch. Photographed by Benoit (IRREVERSIBLE) Debie with makeup FX by Argento vet Sergio Stivaletti, CARD PLAYER also stars Liam Cunningham of DOG SOLDIERS. Our source says that Anchor Bay is considering theatrical play for the movie ahead of its release on DVD. See Fango #232, on sale April 15, for an exclusive CARD PLAYER set report.
Courtesy of Fangoria