Actress Gillian White is taking center stage in the new year for her lead debut in action thriller, Take Back.
101 Films International is leading the charge as world sales agent ahead of AFM on the Christian Sesma-directed pic which is currently in post-production, with North American distribution in-bound from Shout! Factory. Zach Berries (Black Magic) wrote the pic with White joined once again by actor and off-screen husband Michael Jai White, after appearing together in Never Back Down: No Surrender, and in Dallas Jackson’s Welcome To Sudden Death.
Zara (Gillian White) and Brian (Michael Jai White) are living the perfect small town life when a mysterious stranger from Zara’s secret past kidnaps their daughter and now they must race to save her life.
The film also stars Mickey Rourke, Paul Sloan, Jessica Uberuaga and James Russo, and was one of the first independent films to be completed in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Deals are also in place for Phoenicia Pictures in the Middle East, Daro Film Distribution for the territory of English-speaking Africa and 101 Films for the UK and Ireland.
Eoghan Burke, VP of International Sales, 101 Films International comments, “With a shortage of new and exciting content available due to COVID restrictions, we have had a tremendous amount of interest from our international buyers for this film.”
Ton of Hats CEO Mike Hatton (Green Book) produced alongside Michael Walker. 101 Films International’s Andy Lyon served as exec producer.