COS COB, Conn., Might 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Display Media, a Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) firm, introduced at present the acquisition of all U.S. rights to Millennium Media’s suspense-thriller Until Demise starring Megan Fox in her first style position since her breakthrough efficiency in Jennifer’s Physique. Marking the characteristic movie directorial debut of S.Ok. Dale (award-winning horror brief The Coatmaker), the movie co-stars Callan Mulvey (Russo Brothers’ upcoming The Grey Man), Eoin Macken (George RR Martin’s Nightflyers), Aml Ameen (HBO’s I Might Destroy You) and Jack Roth (Medici). The screenplay by Jason Carvey was beforehand featured on the “Blood Listing” – a yearly compilation of the very best unproduced style scripts. The movie was totally financed by Millennium Media. Display Media plans a summer season theatrical and on demand launch.
After a romantic night of their secluded lake home, Emma (Megan Fox) awakens handcuffed to her lifeless husband. Trapped and remoted within the lifeless of winter, she should combat off employed killers and escape her husband’s twisted plan. The movie is produced by David Leslie Johnson- McGoldrick (Orphan and the upcoming prequel Esther), Tanner Mobley (The Piper), Yariv Lerner (The Outpost), Les Weldon (The Expendables), Rob Van Norden (Jolt) and Jeffrey Greenstein (The Hitman’s Bodyguard).
“Megan’s gritty efficiency will go away you on the sting of your seat proper up till the very finish,” mentioned Display Media in a press release.
“At a time when individuals want leisure greater than ever, we couldn’t be extra excited to crew with Display Media once more to carry the world this distinctive and thrilling movie that may definitely be a welcomed distraction,” mentioned Jeffrey Greenstein.
The collaboration is the third between Display Media and Millennium up to now few years, after final 12 months’s The Outpost, which was one of many top-performing movies of the summer season and was on many end-of-year top-ten lists, and Blackbird, which stars Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Sam Neill and lots of others.
The deal was negotiated by Seth Needle, SVP of International Acquisitions and Co-Productions, on behalf of Display Media with Greenstein on behalf of Millennium Media.
Display Media’s latest acquisitions embrace mafia thriller The Birthday Cake starring Shiloh Fernandez, Ewan McGregor, and Val Kilmer, the comedies Eat Wheaties! starring Tony Hale, and Senior Second starring William Shatner, Jean Sensible and Christopher Lloyd, in addition to the critically acclaimed documentary Avenue Gang: How We Acquired to Sesame Avenue. Latest releases embrace the Bella Thorne thriller Woman, Simon West’s motion catastrophe movie Skyfire, and the Nicolas Cage hit Willy’s Wonderland.
ABOUT SCREEN MEDIA VENTURES, LLC
Display Media Ventures, LLC, a Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) firm, acquires the rights to prime quality, unbiased tv sequence and have movies. Display Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution by theatrical, house video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay tv, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The corporate acquires AVOD rights for third get together networks and is the primary provider of content material for Crackle Plus and different Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. properties. With a library of over 1,500 tv sequence and movement footage, Display Media Ventures is without doubt one of the largest unbiased suppliers of high-quality television sequence and movement footage to U.S. and worldwide broadcast markets, cable networks, house video shops and new media venues. For extra data, go to www.screenmedia.net.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The corporate owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a wide range of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks together with Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Youngsters, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The corporate additionally acquires and distributes video content material by its Display Media subsidiary and produces authentic lengthy and short-form content material by Landmark Studio Group, its Hen Soup for the Soul Originals division and APlus.com. Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure is a subsidiary of Hen Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the well-known guide sequence and produces super-premium pet meals beneath the Hen Soup for the Soul model identify.
ABOUT MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC
Millennium Media. Inc. is without doubt one of the longest-running unbiased movie corporations in Hollywood and has established itself as a frontrunner in creating multi-billion-dollar field workplace motion franchises and acclaimed unbiased movies. The complete-service leisure firm funds, produces and sells movies worldwide and has a manufacturing facility, Nu Boyana Studios, in Bulgaria, which hosts worldwide and Hollywood productions.
Millennium is finest recognized for the field workplace hits THE EXPENDABLES franchise, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN and LONDON HAS FALLEN, THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD, and MECHANIC: RESURRECTION. Latest movies embrace ANGEL HAS FALLEN and the profitable reboot of the Rambo franchise, RAMBO: LAST BLOOD. It has additionally produced the acclaimed unbiased movies, TESLA, BLACKBIRD and THE OUTPOST.
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