As you look toward gazing upon Dolph Lundgren’s brooding mass and his hulking on-screen offspring opposite Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in Creed 2 soon, be advised of the former’s latest stint in action thrills now shopping at AFM from LA-based CineTel Films with Acceleration.
Michael Merino is directing from his own script with Lundgren starring as a crime lord who, in an act of reprisal against someone who betrays him, kidnaps her son only to discover the boy may be his. Actress Natalie Burn and actor Saïd “Samy” Naceri, best known for headlining the hit Taxi film franchise, will also star in the film which is being sold to buyers at AFM from int’l rights holder, CineTel Films. (Screendaily)
“Acceleration is an extraordinarily compelling action film that boasts a stellar cast headlined by Dolph Lundgren, the renowned Swedish actor and martial artist who first came to prominence as Soviet boxer Ivan Drago in Rocky IV and went on to starring roles in more than 40 action films,” said CineTel principal Paul Hertzberg.
“We are extremely pleased to bring this new and exciting action entry to AFM.”