Distributor to handle theatrical and home ent in the UK.


Distributor Soda Pictures has acquired British thriller Breakdown for theatrical and home entertainment distribution in the UK.

The action thriller stars Craig Fairbrass (Rise of the Footsoldier as a professional contract killer who is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers who turn against him.

It marks the debut feature from British writer-director Jonnie Malachi, who developed the film with production companies Screen 360, Impact Entertainment and Red Rock Entertainment.

The cast also includes Emmett J Scanlan (Guardians of the Galaxy) James Cosmo (Game of Thrones,), Mem Ferder (Pusher), Olivia Grant (Stardust), Tamer Hassan (The Business), Bruce Payne (Passenger 57) and Amanda Wass (The Seasoning House).

Producer is Luke Fairbrass of Impact Entertainment with executive producers Gary Collins, Jack Fairbrass and Craig Fairbrass.

The deal was negotiated between Luke Fairbrass and Soda Pictures’ acquisitions manager Frances Harvey.

Breakdown will receive its UK premiere on Jan 12 at the Odeon Covent Garden before a targeted theatrical run with Q&A special event screenings from Jan 15. The DVD and digital release will follow on Jan 18.