US distribution and production outfit TriCoast Worldwide will release a number of its top-line movies in the UK through newly-formed TriCoast UK Ltd.

The first film to be released via TriCoast UK will be CGI animated film Heavenly Sword, base on the Sony Video Game and featuring the voices of Anna Torv, Alfred Molina and Thomas Jane.

Further releases will include 2 Jacks, directed by Bernard Rose and starring Sienna Miller, Danny Huston and Jack Huston, Toolbox Murders 2 starring Bruce Dern, family drama Among Ravens starring Amy Smart and 3 Nights in the Desert starring Vincent Piazza, Amber Tamblyn and Wes Bentley.

The Movie Partnership, led by Michael Lee and Peter Dutton will handle all digital releases as well as manage all TriCoast’s TV sales.  Spirit Entertainment will be handling the DVD releases and theatrical releases will be managed through Martin Myers and film financier Bertrand Lipworth. Myers will also oversee airline sales for UK and Europe.

Acquisitions for TriCoast UK Ltd, will still be handled through the US acquisition team, headed by Daisy Hamilton.