EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) has set a June 3 VOD release for the sci-fi starring Tony Todd. Vantage Media International handles sales outside the US and will take the film to Cannes.
Andrew Kightlinger wrote and directed Dust Of War, which premiered at Comic-Con 2013 and also stars Doug Jones, Gary Graham, Bates Wilder Jordan McFadden and Steven Luke.
Luke Scuetzle and Adam Emerson produced the action-adventure, which shot in South Dakota and tells of a crack unit’s bid to rescue a girl after an alien invasion.
FDM’s head of acquisitions Chris Charalambous brokered the deal with A & S One Entertainment’s Anthony Romano and Mike Reardon.
“Freestyle Digital Media loved the execution and genre of this film,” said Charalambous. “We know there is a huge audience out there for Comic Con friendly-product and we are happy to bring this to the fans.”
VMI has licensed all rights to Signature Entertainment for the UK, Trade Lead Investments for China, Pehade Beheer BV for Benelux, Comart Films for Africa and Movie Club Multimedia.