Michael Merino and Hollow Point director Daniel Zirilli’s new thriller, Acceleration, comes to select theaters and VOD on Novemeber 8, followed by a December Blu-Ray and DVD release from Cinedigm. Hailing from Cinetel Films and 7Heaven Productions’, Acceleration stars Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints), Dolph Lundgren (Creed II) and Chuck Liddell (Kick-Ass 2) with Natalie Burn (The Expendables), Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (The A-Team), and Danny Trejo (Machete).
Vladik Zorich (Dolph Lundgren), a villainous crime lord, is double-crossed by his most trusted operative Rhona (Natalie Burn). Vladik’s propensity for power, control, and violence drives him to kidnap Rhona’s son forcing her to participate in a twisted plan to eliminate one of Vladik’s enemies. To keep her on a short leash, Vladik sets out the ‘rules’ to his ‘game’ and overseas Rhona’s every move as she navigates the darkened streets of Los Angeles. As her son’s life hangs in the balance, Rhona struggles to eliminate the most violent and depraved delinquents, however, Vladik underestimates the power of a mother’s love and finds himself losing control as his devious plan.
ACCELERATION is produced by Natalie Burn and executive produced by Paul Hertzberg and Eric Brenner. The acquisition deal was negotiated by Her Josh Thomashow, Director of Acquisitions for Cinedigm and Hertzberg.
“Dolph Lungdren revs up the action and delivers a nonstop thrill ride in this pedal to the metal action movie,” said Yolanda Macias, Cinedigm’s Executive Vice-President of Acquisitions. “So, buckle up as Cinedigm brings ACCELERATION to theatres this fall!”