Voltage Pictures has announced pre-Cannes sales on the Steven Seagal action-thriller Maximum Conviction that also stars Steve Austin.

Nicolas Chartier has closed deals for the UK (StudioCanal), German-speaking Europe and Benelux (Splendid), Australia and New Zealand (Transmission), France (SND), Italy (Minerva), Japan (Klockworx), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Portugal (Lusomundo), Middle East (Gulf) and Taiwan (SSG).

Voltage licensed rights for China (Star Alliance), South Korea (Sonamu), India (Tanweer), Turkey (Kalinos), Greece (Feelgood), Israel (Shapira), Indonesia (Soraya), Latin American pay-TV (Swen), Thailand (IPA), South Africa and Baltic States (Daro) and pan-Asian pay-TV (STAR TV).

Keoni Waxman recently wrapped shooting in Vancouver on the story about a former black ops operative tasked with decommissioning an old prison when mercenaries stage a raid. Phil Goldfine produced and as previously announced Anchor Bay holds North American rights.