Lakeshore Entertainment and First Look Pictures are set to distribute the mystery thriller, The Dead Girl.

Karen Moncrieff wrote and directed the film that has five interlocking stories about seemingly unrelated characters whose lives converge around the death of a young woman. The Dead Girl stars Toni Collette, Marcia Gay Harden, James Franco and Mary Beth Hurt, Giovanni Ribisi, Josh Brolin, Kerry Washington and Brittany Murphy; Variety notes the psychological mystery sports

The Dead Girl will be released in theaters in January; it premieres November 7th at the AFI Festival.