EXCLUSIVE: Guardian Entertainment International in collaboration with Lightning Entertainment has acquired world sales rights to Jon Hewitt’s action film starring Dominic Purcell.

Turkey Shoot will receive its market debut at AFM this week and is directed by Jon Hewitt, who wrote the screenplay with Belinda McClory.

The action takes place in the not-too-distant future as a disgraced former Navy SEAL is allowed to swap a prison sentence for participation in a kill-or-be-killed hit reality TV show.

The film is based on Brian Trenchard-Smith’s 1982 film and also stars Viva Bianca, Belinda McClory and Robert Taylor.

Antony I Ginnane produces and William Fayman, Richard S Guardian, Anthony J Lyons, Trenchard-Smith, Mark Spratt and Peter de Rauch serve as executive producers.

Lightning’s international sales slate includes the comedy Preggoland, drama Bravetown starring Lucas Till, Josh Duhamel, Maria Bello and Laura Dern, horror-thrillers Indigenous, Dark House, The Pack, dramatic thriller Ask Me Anything and Healing with Hugo Weaving.