Los Angeles, CA (March 13, 2019) –Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that the company has acquired U.S. rights to Jesse V. Johnson’s action thriller AVENGEMENT. The film stars Scott
Adkins (ACCIDENT MAN/DOCTOR STRANGE), Craig Fairbrass (LONDON HEIST), Nick Moran (LOCK STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS), Thomas Turgoose (KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE/ THIS IS ENGLAND), Kierston Wareing (FISH TANK/100 STREETS), and Louis Mandylor (MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING/IN THE EYES OF A KILLER). The film will be released in theatres and on digital May 24th. Bleiberg Entertainment produced the film through its Compound B genre label and is handling worldwide sales.
Premiere Entertainment Group (PEG), a Los Angeles-based sales, production and financing company, has announced the start of principal photography on the action film SEIZED. The film stars martial arts action star Scott Adkins and Mario Van Peebles.
Isaac Florentine is directing from a screenplay by Richard Lowry. Scott Adkins and Isaac have previously worked together on the UNDISPUTED and NINJA film franchises.
SEIZED follows a former special forces agent whose son has been kidnapped and has five hours to complete three missions if he wants to see his son alive again. His missions are to wipe out three dangerous crime syndicates.
Rafael Primorac of Arramis Films and Premiere’s Elias Axume are producing alongside executive producers Stuart Alson, David Coppa, Jeff Miller, Daniel Lisanti, and Peter Organ.
Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor are also executive producers for BondIt Media Capital who provided financing.
Principal photography is taking place in Baja California.
“We are very excited to be in production on SEIZED and can’t wait to bring the film to our buyers,” says Elias Axume, President and CEO, Premiere Entertainment. “SEIZED promises to have top-level action with amazing action stunts by Scott Adkins under the direction of the great Isaac Florentine.”
Premiere Entertainment is handling worldwide sales for the film. The film was brokered by Frank DeMartini.
Scott Adkins has just completed production on the UK-produced The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud, which is currently being shopped at the European Film Market.
Martin Owens (Let’s Be Evil, upcoming Killers Anonymous) directs from his own script written with screenwriter Sally Collet which centers on a space cruiser that crashes on a planet which happens to be home to an intergalactic prison. Adkins stars along with Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy), actress Lashana Lynch and actors Elliot Langridge, John Hannah and Jason Maza (via FCS/SD).
To another new project of the many upcoming projects – including Seized, Avengement, Abduction, Triple Threat, Ip Man 4 and Ascenders – Adkins has under his belt.
The highly anticipated martial arts actioner Triple Threat starring Iko Uwais, Tony Jaa, Tiger Chen, Michael Jai White, Michael Bisping and Scott Adkins finally has an official release date. The film debuts in China on February 28, 2019, Triple Threat is set to hit U.S. theaters on March 22, 2019.