EXCLUSIVE: John Travolta, Benoit Magimel, Rossif Sutherland titles head to German-speaking Europe.
Ascot Elite has finalised deals on six EFM titles for German-speaking Europe and Switzerland.
The outfit has acquired all rights for the thriller I Am Wrath, starring John Travolta, Rebecca de Mornay and Sam Trammell, from Hannibal Classics.
Travolta stars as a man out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife’s killer.
From XYZ, Ascot Elite picked up thriller Operation Avalanche, actor-director Matt Johnson’s 1960’s conspiracy thriller about four undercover CIA agents who undercover a major conspiracy when they are sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew.
From Voltage, the company struck a deal for supernatural thriller Bedeviled, about a diabolical app which terrorizes a group of teens.
The Vang Brothers’ thriller stars Saxon Sharbino, Brandon Soo Hoo, Bonnie Morgan, Robyn Cohen and Matty Finochio.
Meanwhile, following a deal with Kaleidoscope, the company will release thriller River, in which an American volunteer doctor (Rossif Sutherland) in Laos becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman.
From Indie Sales, the company struck a deal for Benoit Magimel-Reem Kherici action film Fast Convoy, in which a convoy shipping a ton of cannabis is disrupted following a shoot out that results in the kidnapping of a tourist.
Following a deal with HanWay, Ascot Elite pre-bought Joe Cole action film Prayer Before Dawn, based on the true life experience of Billy Moore who survived his Thai prison ordeal by becoming a Muay Thai boxing champion.
COO Stephan Giger commented: “We’re happy to return from Berlin with a perfect mix of exciting completed films to further strengthen our 2016 slate as well as a couple of promising pre-buy projects to look forward to!”