Antony Szeto (Jackie Chan Presents: Wushu) will direct Aussie action thriller, X Vengeance. The film was announced over the weekend at the Cannes Marché du Film by Ken DuBow for US-based Access Entertainment.
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Kiah Roache-Turner’s WYRMWOOD: APOCALYPSE Hits The Ground Running Ahead Of The Cannes Market With A New Still
The Wyrmwood franchise is back with another steaming pile of zombie violence and brooding spectacle with a new still out now from the latest feature installment, Wyrmwood: Apocalypse, which you can view above. The film is helmed by returning director Kiah Roache-Turner from a script he co-wrote with Tristan Roache-Turner, and with Arclight Films set to handle worldwide distribution rights for buyers at Cannes.
Anyone else up for another Antonio Banderas-led turn at the action genre? Take a gander at Richard Hughes’ The Enforcer, which launches sales for the virtual Cannes market this month from Millennium Media.
Liam O’Donnell’s newest thriller is on deck for international sales at Altitude with survival pic, The Wreck. Principal photography will commence in Malta in September with O’Donnell directing from a script by Nick Saltrese (A Prayer Before Dawn) and with shark attack film veteran Mark Silk (47 Meters Down, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged) serving as DoP, according to Variety’s Naman Ramachandran.
Voltage Pictures is dishing out a first look at American Night from writer/director Alessio Della Valle. The company, in its deal with ICM, has since acquired international rights to the art heist thriller starring Golden Globe-winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Elvis, “The Tudors”), Emile Hirsch (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Alpha Dog), Paz Vega (Rambo V, “The OA”), and Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”, The Kingdom, Sin City), which they will sell at the Cannes Market which launches on June 21.
Aaron Fradkin’s new horror comedy, Val, is scaring up some buzz on Wednesday with a first look photo which you can view below. The film, starring John Kapelos (Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy”), Kyle Howard (Paramount Pictures’ Orange County), SAG Award nominee Sufe Bradshaw (HBO’s “Veep,” Netflix’s Murder Mystery), Erik Griffin (Netflix’s The Sleepover), Misha Reeves (Electric Love), and Zachary Mooren (CBS’ “Criminal Minds”), and will have a release on digital through Epic’s horror shingle, Dread, on October 5. Epic will sell the film internationally at this year’s Marche Du Film.
Actor Avan Jogia is ready for his close-up in the director’s chair following the April 12 production launch of his feature debut, Door Mouse. Highland Film Group is announcing the film’s completion and acquisition for world sales ahead of the Marche du Film.
Principal photography is currently underway in Bulgaria for the new horror thriller, Refuge, from director Renny Harlin, and will be presented to buyers at the upcoming Marche du Film on June 21 with Voltage handling worldwide sales.
Currently in post-production is Declan Whitebloom’s debut feature, The Yacht. The new action thriller starring Ruby Rose (The Doorman, Vanquish), Patrick Schwarzenegger (Daniel Isn’t Real, Echo Boomers) and Frank Grillo (Beyond Skyline, Boss Level) has been acquired by Voltage Pictures for international sales and will be presented to buyers at the upcoming Marché du film, which runs from June 21st through the 25th.