Anchor Bay Films and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have signed a joint distribution agreement to release In The Blood day-and-date in theatres, on VOD and on iTunes on April 4.

Former MMA star Gina Carano leads an ensemble cast of Cam Gigandet, Luis Guzman, Amaury Nolasco, Ismael Cruz Cordoba, Treat Williams, Stephen Lang and Danny Trejo.

John Stockwell directed from a screenplay by Bennett Yellin and James Robert Johnston about a trained fighter on the trail of her new husband’s abductors.

Ray Mansfield and Shaun Redick of Movie Package Co produced with Cash Warren, while Lee Portnoi, David R Arnold, Nicola Horlick, Andrew Mann, Glenn M Stewart, Stefan Sonnenfeld, Luillo Ruiz, James Gibb and Belly Torres comprise the executive producers. The Way We Roll Productions and MICA Entertainment financed In The Blood.

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  • Film Movement has acquired North American rights from Global Screen to Erik Poppe’s1,000 Times Good Night starring Juliette Binoche as a war photographer. The film will open theatrically in autumn followed by will see a theatrical release in Fall 2014 in the U.S. and Canada, followed by a VOD and DVD release.