Lionsgate UK has added the three new titles to its 2011 slate, all acquired from Nu Image.
Lionsgate UK has added three new titles to its 2011 slate, all acquired from Nu Image following the Berlinale.
Lionsgate UK has taken on David Schwimmer’s drama Trust; John Curran’s Stone; and Patrick Lussier’s Drive Angry 3D.
Trust stars Clive Owen and Catherine Keener in the story of a family torn apart by sexual violence; Stone stars Robert De Niro and Edward Norton as a parole officer and convict; and Drive Angry stars Nicolas Cage in the story of a man seeking revenge.
Lionsgate UK chief executive Zygi Kamasa said: “After the awards season success of The Hurt Locker and a record year at the box office we are building our 2011 slate with powerful product featuring high profile, established talent both behind and in front of the camera We are excited to be working with such well known talent in what will be one of our busiest slates to date.”
Nu Image’s Avi Lerner added: “We have a strong, longstanding relationship with Lionsgate UK having released a number of titles such as Righteous Kill, Bad Lieutenant and Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming feature The Expendables. They are one of the strongest distributors in their territory and are not afraid to push the boundaries in order to deliver diverse and exciting films to cinema goers across the UK.”
Lionsgate UK’s 2011 slate also includes Conan 3D, Paul Haggis’ The Next Three Days; and the company’s first UK production Blitz.