Kristen Bell

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Kristen Bell

STXfilms has dated a quartet of releases in the US including Queenpins and the untitled Guy Ritchie action thriller starring.

Queenpins will open on September 10 and stars Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste in a comedy about housewives who set up a multimillion-dollar counterfeit coupon scam. Bell and her The Good Place and Veronica Mars co-star Howell-Baptiste star alongside Paul Walter Hauser, Vince Vaughn, Joel McHale, and singer/songwriter Bebe Rexh in her debut role.

Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly wrote and directed the film produced by AGC Studios, Marquee Entertainment, and Red Hour Films. STXinternational distributes directly in the UK, Ireland, and India, and handled international sales through its network of global partners. The film will debut on Paramount+ in the US after its theatrical run.

American football drama National Champions directed by Ric Roman Waugh will open on November 24 and stars Stephan James, Alexander Ludwig, J.K. Simmons. Thunder Road Films and game1 produce and Matthew Helderman of Bondit Media and Christian Mercuri of The Captone Group are among the executive producers.

Action thriller Violence Of Action is scheduled for December 10 and stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan and Kiefer Sutherland in the story of a former Special Forces operative working overseas for a private contractor who must evade enemies and get home to his family.

Tarik Saleh, whose credits include The Nile Hilton Incident, directed from a screenplay by JP Davis, and Thunder Road Film is producing and 30West fully finances. STXinternational handles international sales and distributes directly in the UK, Ireland, and India.

Guy Ritchie’s untitled thriller formerly known as Five Eyes starring Jason Statham as a super spy opposite Hugh Grant, Aubrey Plaza and Josh Hartnett will open on January 21, 2022.

Bill Block produced for Miramax, which also fully financed the film. STXinternational distributes directly in the UK and Ireland, and handled international sales.