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'Choke' to Come in Theaters in August 2008

January 26, 2008 (5:26 am) GMT
The dark comedy about sex addict who fake his choking in upscale restaurant has been scheduled by Fox Searchlight to be released on August 1.
'Choke' to Come in Theaters in August 2008

Bought by Fox Searchlight for $5 million earlier this week, it is said that "" is going to hit the theaters this summer. According to SlashFilm.com, the studio has announced the release date of the Clark Gregg directed-film, which is going to be on August 1, 2008.

Adapted from Chuck Palahniuk's novel, Choke is a dark comedy film starring , , and Brad William Henke. The film tells the story about sex addict Victor Mancini who fakes choking in restaurants to parasitically attach himself to his wealthy saviors.

The film, which made its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 21, will be the second film made from adapting Palahniuk's works. The first was the successful 1999 drama film "Fight Club" starring and .

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