According to Twitch, Millennium purchased the rights for a respectable sum of $4 million.
Spanish director Cortes had certain success with his previous films including 2007â€™s â€œThe Contestant,â€ and 2010â€™s â€œBuried.â€
Cortesâ€™ third film is a psychological thriller that explores the human brainâ€™s perception between the frontiers of belief and science.
Here is a short synopsis of the film:
â€œRed Lightsâ€ starts out from the experiences of two rationalist scientists who dissect phenomena from the metapsychic world, and the clash of forces with a world famous psychic they bring about. The past and the present of each the protagonists contain still unrevealed shadows, setting in train a dark story of growing tension, full of unexpected twists and turns.
The film was previewed during the Sundance Festival this week.
â€œWe came to Sundance looking for high-concept, quality commercial fare and Cortes paranormal thrillerâ€”anchored by memorable performances from an exceptional castâ€”fully delivers,â€ said Millennium Entertainment CEO Bill Lee. â€œWe are elated to be in business with this talented filmmaker.â€
The film stars Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen, Sigourney Weaver, Joely Richardson and Toby Jones.
A specific US release date has not been announced at this time. The movie will premiere in Spain on March 2nd.
Here is the Spanish trailer for â€œRed Lightsâ€ below: