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Lightning Entertainment boards international sales rights to Five Thirteen

The thriller joins the EFM slate for Berlin buyers and marks the Hollywood debut of French filmmaker Kader Ayd. 

Five Thirteen filmed in and around Los Angeles and is currently in post-production. Bokeem Woodbine, Tom Sizemore, Taryn Manning, Danny Trejo [pictured] are among the cast on the story of two brothers who undertake one final delivery in the hopes of exiting their criminal lives.

Lightning executives plan to show footage in Berlin ahead of an anticipated market screening in Cannes. WME represents domestic sales rights.

Richard Guardian of Guardian Entertainment International acts as an acquisitions and sales consultant for Lightning Entertainment negotiated the deal with producer Paull Cho on behalf of Prominent Pictures. 

Mark G Mathis also produced and Heather Rae served as executive producer for Spartans Entertainment and Prominent Pictures.

Ayd directed the French crime caper Old School and Enemis Publics.

Lightning’s EFM slate include The Hot Flashes starring Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah and Melanie Griffith and thriller Brake with Stephen Dorff.

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